Cuts and concealed censorship

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Tamara Winikoff

It's no coincidence cuts are directed at arts, education and science, where strong voices are not compliant with Government ideology.

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Freedom of expression is a right trumpeted by the Coalition government yet many of their actions are gradually quelling articulation of opinions which are not congruent with their own.  This is often achieved through either funding cuts or constraints on the advocacy role of not-for-profit organisations.

About the author

Tamara Winikoff OAM is Executive Director of the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).