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In the wake of the Federal Government announcement that the arts has been been made less visible, here is ArtsHub's position.
Advice from business leaders on asking governments for money, embedding culture in the political agenda, and getting the language right when you come to the table.
The Hon Paul Fletcher faced delegates at the Creative Regions National Summit yesterday in Canberra. This is how he responded to their pressing questions.
From upcycling to reducing packaging, artists look at how they can limit the damage their work does to the environment.
Moving properties from public hands to private developers radically shifts who has access to these spaces and the culture they help create.
Sydney’s notorious lockout laws virtually killed the CBD but as there to remove the laws Miriam Cosic looks for new lights in the city's nightlife.
Nothing comes easy, especially with disabilities art. Three international leaders talk about the burdens and wins of activism, visibility, failure and collaboration as pathways to greater inclusion.
From being disability-led from the top down to making everyone share responsibility to be leaders for change, those doing it well in the disability sector speak out.
Our greatest hurdle today is recognising the shift needed from disability access and awareness, to disability-led and employment.
The funding of arts and culture in this country reflects a political climate that does not take culture, or arts practice, seriously.
From small companies to peak bodies, we’ve canvased the country for expectations of the Federal Budget.
Essentially a lobbying body, WA’s Chamber of Arts and Culture sits between and across government, business, philanthropy and arts organisations for effective policy change.
A panel at the Fair Play Symposium highlighted that ‘the need for change can be met with defensiveness and discomfort’.
Adopting a measure of austerity in his first year to plan for a rich future, SA Premier and Minister for the Arts Steven Marshall outlines his vision for the state, which puts its faith in sector-driven recommendations.
The arts in Australia are at risk of being cast adrift from culture and the diverse social and artistic values and visions that comprise it.
Diversifying the arts, working with government and finding new ways to talk about the relevance of the arts in our lives: Adrian Collette shares his ideas and insights.
Why have we turned culture's value into something to be scaled, measured and benchmarked?
We don’t see such sneers at woodwork, metalcrafts or other "manly" pursuits.
In this extract from the latest Currency House platform paper, David Throsby discusses important issues and areas for concern that are of continuing relevance to any discussion of cultural policy in Australia today.
Last week's budget allocated $48.7M to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Cook's landing at Botany Bay. But controversy over Cook isn’t new – it dates back to the 19th century.
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