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Understanding Create NSW's funding reframe

Your questions answered about the Create NSW rejigged funding model.

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On the move: latest arts sector appointments

An Australian heads to Ohio, swapping the AGSA for The University of Melbourne, and more arts comings and goings.

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How do you move a 13-tonne sculpture?

Lindy Lee's enormous $14 million sculpture ‘Ouroboros’ makes its way to Canberra with a police escort across three states.

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This week's arts news and trending topics

We break it – you read it. This week's top arts news stories.

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Craft as a universal language: IOTA 2024 reveals lead artists and theme

The Indian Ocean Craft Triennial returns for its second WA edition to channel the diversity and communicative powers of craft.

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Nature as muse in children's literature: 2024 award shortlists

Discover the writers and illustrators nominated for the Environmental and Karajia Awards for Children's Literature.

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Literary orgs partner to present new festival

The inaugural Liminal Festival will take place in August at the Wheeler Centre, offering both in-person and online events.

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Empowering refugee artists through music and culture

Refugee artists performing at the Spirit of Welcome Community Festival on 16 June will be renumerated at industry rates.

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Art Money pulls back in economic squeeze

Art Money, the interest-free financing platform for artwork purchases, has made the difficult decision to pause operations due to capital…

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Opinions & Analysis

Questions raised over ‘Simpler. Fairer. Faster.’ arts funding model

Create NSW has announced a new approach to its arts funding model, but first reactions say it favours competitiveness over…

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