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Paul Fletcher, the Liberal Member for Bradfield, has replaced Victorian Senator Mitch Fifield as Federal Minister for Communications and the Arts.
New studies in SA and WA demonstrate the positive impact of the performing arts on young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
Drum roll… It’s the announcement we have all been waiting for. Carriageworks has named Blair French as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Circus Oz and The Australian Ballet's Artistic Directors announce their impending departures, Associate Artistic Director joins Bangarra, Carriageworks appoints new CEO, and more.
La Mama rises from ashes, Coburn's opera house curtains are raised, questions are raised over ABC budget cuts with election and we all raise a toast to volunteers and libraries this week.
Besides the big mess of unformed media policy which the Morrison government will have to face, it will do battle with an ABC which claims a unique halo of public trust.
Multi-sensory installation by Craig Walsh and the local community celebrates Bundjalung resilience, survival, and learning.
Bertolt Brecht, Acute Misfortune, 2040, Curse of the Weeping Woman and Cold Sweat - a good list after a tentpole frenzy.
Australian organisations join global campaign to recognise women artists, starting with an all-day intervention by the National Gallery of Australia.
Not just one year -the Libs are promising that Auntie's evolution will be dominated by expanding cuts for the next three years.
Screenwriter Giula Sandler gives us advice on contributing and collaborating without being annoying.
Cultural commentator and long-time recapper Mel Campbell looks back at the show that won and broke so many hearts.
Pamela Adlon's tough, unsentimental comedy about stretched motherhood is just as good in its third season as in its first, writes Adrian Martin.
The mega-hit musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in March 2021.
Is the sector morphing into sharper, scarier and more surprising, powered by excellent performances? Here's some hints.
Paying a nod to Libraries & Information Week, we delve into the archive for the most popular stories on the topic of how libraries have recalibrated for our times.
Australia has been pretty comfortable with the blockbuster exhibition since the 1970s, but a new book unpacks what such exhibitions mean to the sustainability of art museums today.
The evolution of our cities has resulted in the rise of arts centres in the very same suburbs that artists were once desperate to escape.
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexim and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) we speak with queer artists about the importance of facilitating social change through their work.
He’s led London’s National Gallery, the British Museum and Berlin’s Humboldt Forum. Neil MacGregor is in Australia and shared his wisdom with us.
Instead of making works parochial, specificity makes them unique.
Rebranding is more than switching logos. It should be a total recalibration of how your audiences engage with your collections.
Ever wondered how books get their blurbs? Writers Jane Rawson and Annabel Smith share how they get over the awkward business of approaching complete strangers for praise.
The history of art is full of artists who were cruel, exploitative, prejudiced or predatory. But should the character of an artist affect how we judge their works?
Quietly public libraries have been evolving from books to focus on what they can offer their communities, argues Lisa Dempster.
This weekend hopes were dashed and the public drama of politics became strange and unpredictable. Here is David Tiley's early take on how it will impact the screen sector.
On the eve of the election, here’s how the major parties are fighting for the arts vote.
A united call to action for cultural leadership and systemic change in opera
co-authored by Sally Blackwood, Liza Lim, Peggy Polias and Bree van Reyk.
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