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Labor promises new cultural policy ahead of election

Instead of announcing an arts policy prior to Saturday’s election, the ALP has pledged to develop a national cultural policy…


A light shone on First Nations writers

A new anthology features stories wholly by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives from Western Sydney and beyond.


Theatre review: Law and Order: PTV

An all-singing all-dancing troupe of Public Transport Inspectors enforce law and order on the fine citizens of Melbourne.


Dance review: Outside Within

This first offering under Australian Dance Theatre's new Artistic Director highlights collective creativity.


Book review: Root and Branch, Eda Gunaydin

Twelve essays explore inheritance, family, identity and place through the lens of Turkish-Australian culture.

Career Advice

What digital futures mean for galleries and museums

Digital shouldn’t be temporary pandemic measures but instead aim to future-proof the cultural sector with a change of vision, according…


Theatre review: Cathedral

Looking for the light in the dark depths of a flooded cavern.


Nurturing traditional excellence in a field of racy prizes

On its tenth edition, the Basil Sellers Art Prize goes national, ups the prize pool, and refocuses its brief

Opinions & Analysis

Opinion: Why the arts matter to the Greens

Artists-in-residence in schools, a minimum performance fee, and accessible arts education for all are among the Greens' arts policies.


Long term COVID impacts beset sector

The cumulative impact of repeated cancellations and lost work opportunities will affect the sector for years to come.

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