George Dunford

George Dunford is Director of Content at ArtsHub and Screenhub. He has written for Meanjin, The Big Issue, Lonely Planet, The Good Food Guide and others. He has worked in digital leadership roles in the cultural sector for more than 10 years including at the National Library of Australia, National Museum of Australia and the Wheeler Centre. You can follow him on Twitter: @Hack_packer

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Features

Exit Interview: Kate Torney, CEO State Library Victoria

After six years at the helm of the fourth busiest library in the world, Kate Torney has taken on a…

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The festival that won’t be shut down

When lockdown restrictions hit Darebin Council’s FUSE Festival, they not only pivoted but proved that artists are integral to our…

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A festival that redefines the Gold Coast

On its 10th anniversary, the Bleach* Festival promises music, performance and original artworks as big as the Gold Coast itself.…

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Rising festival opens despite COVID concerns

Amid renewed COVID restrictions, Melbourne’s Rising Festival is a beacon of hope for restarted arts events with its organisers feeling…

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The funding that builds career resilience

COVID-19 venue closures in the performing arts could have left some artists out in the cold. But award-winning Canberran playwright…

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A university with collaboration at its core

A first year course that brings together performing and visual arts students is the ideal start to an arts education…

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Discovering resilience in music and arts education

In our latest podcast we talk with Associate Professor Rick Chew about the evolution of arts education and how performing…

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Meet all the artists recognised in the Australia Council Awards 2021

From jazz to midwifery, this year’s winners of the Australia Council Awards span the richness of Australia’s creative industries. Watch…

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Celebrating the winners of the Australia Council Awards 2021

This year’s Australia Council Awards celebrate an iconic First Nations artist, a doyenne of circus, and a writer known for…

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Comedy Review: Don't Mess With Dummies, MICF

Mixing circus, puppetry and the odd fart joke, the Dummies return with a show that takes you camping even when…

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