Opinions & Analysis
What Labor promised the arts
With Labor forming government, we revisit what Tony Burke promised for the arts and ask the sector to keep him…
40,000 artists’ votes up for grabs!
On the eve of the election, David Pledger argues that artists should vote for policies that look to their most…
Opinion: We don’t take the arts sector for granted
Standing on their record for the arts, Paul Fletcher offers his ideas for the future of the arts should they…
Greening the arts through collective action
Liv Satchell and Christian Taylor discuss the importance of sustainability plans and environmental awareness when creating new indie theatre productions.
‘Labor to deliver landmark cultural policy’ (eventually)
Should our next cultural policy acknowledge rising inequality, falling wages, and the erosion of the environment and democracy, Julian Meyrick…
Let’s make this election personal
With just a few days left until election day, Esther Anatolitis argues that it’s time to make our advocacy personal.
Opinion: Why the arts matter to the Greens
Artists-in-residence in schools, a minimum performance fee, and accessible arts education for all are among the Greens' arts policies.
How creative writing helps teens cope with COVID
Creative writing is therapeutic for teenagers, and also shows them new ways of supporting one another.
Your vote for who controls arts boards
Arts boards are being stacked with political appointments just when they need vision and diversity, argues George Dunford.
Artists to political candidates: ‘Inspire us’
Speaking at the recent Federal Arts and Culture Policy Forum, Esther Anatolitis called on our politicians to offer policies that…