“Your say is vital” says SAVE VCA Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Studios as fertile ground for mid-career desert A model for artists’ studios in Western Sydney shifts the paradigm from mere workspace to career catalyst – at a time when artists most need it. Ultimate guide to working from home and staying focused (locked) Independent creatives share tips for dodging distraction when working from home and how to set up a work space that works for you. On the move: the latest appointments and resignations (locked) AWM Director to leave, new Chair for WA Chamber of Arts and Culture, TarraWarra announces new appointments, and more jobs. Introducing the First Nations Arts Focus This week we want to put Indigenous arts at the centre of what ArtsHub does by starting a new series written by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. (Premium content) Premium content Amelia Swan Tuesday 8 December, 2009 Debates continue and concerns rise as whispers about the fate of VCA’s specialist artistic training philosophy looks set for dissolution in the face of new criteria for academic rigour as a part of Melbourne University. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Deb Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Melbourne-based art writer and historian.