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

George's Latest Articles

Opinions & Analysis

Writers represent the arts’ fragility at Parliamentary Inquiry

At the first hearing at the Parliamentary Inquiry into the arts, three writers and a literary journal editor told of…


Vale Ania Walwicz

Australia’s writing community was shocked to hear of the death of Dr Ania Walwicz, writer, poet, performer and teacher, who…

Opinions & Analysis

Why you should make a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the arts

With the announcement of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Arts during COVID, you might be wondering how to make a…


Arts for all – The ArtsHubbub looks at making the arts more accessible

In our longest podcast so far we look at the barriers that stop many from participating in the art, especially…


Book review: Ghost Species by James Bradley

In his latest novel, James Bradley asks what it is to be human by resurrecting Neanderthals in a collapsing world.


Tara June Winch wins 2020 Miles Franklin award

Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch has won one of Australia's most prestigious awards for her novel The Yield.


Exit Interview: Ashleigh Wilson, Arts Editor at The Australian

As he leaves The Australian, Ashleigh Wilson wraps up two decades with the paper, half of which was spent shaping…


Exit Interview: Michael Williams, Wheeler Centre Director

With his departure from the Wheeler Centre, Michael Williams leaves the organisation that he helped establish and has led for…


Arts Ministers meet on coronavirus impact

Australia's State and Federal arts ministers have met today on how to limit the impact of the coronavirus on the…


Minister meets arts leaders to plan coronavirus approach

The Hon Paul Fletcher met with arts leaders today to discuss how to support the industry as COVID-19 closes cultural…

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