Why we need a national theatre based in Canberra 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 ICYMI: The week in arts Uluru Statement up for NAIDOC Week, Sydney's new take on Indigenous buskers, plus the week's art news in festivals and galleries. Beef, coal, and hot tracks: Aus music exports earn $195 million each year Australian music is performing remarkably overseas, according to a new Australia Council report. ICYMI: the week in arts (locked) From poetry slam to collecting performance art; new funding models in both NSW and VIC, and an upset at the Logies – we look at this week's arts news. ICYMI: The week in arts (locked) A crackdown on fake Indigenous art, new festivals for Adelaide and bright lights in Albany. (Premium content) Premium content Julian Meyrick Thursday 15 May, 2014 A national theatre focused on home-made product would support playwrights and ensure our cultural autonomy. 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 Black Watch, National Theatre of Scotland: Is this a model for Australia? Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Julian Meyrick is Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders University.