Minister admits 'close interest' in Ballet School

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Ben Eltham

The Minister for the Arts has defended a $1 million grant to the Australian Ballet School, in a slasher budget where the rest of the arts sector lost more than $87 million.

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Arts Minister George Brandis poses in front of a real estate hoarding advertising the sale of the Queen Anne mansion in Parkville to the Australian Ballet School. Image: Leigh Johns.  

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Ben Eltham is ArtsHub's industry columnist.