Creative State one year on
One year since the Victorian Government announced an extra $115 million in cultural investment, what has the program achieved, and…
Catalyst aftermath: the devil is in the detail
The sector is right to celebrate the demise of Catalyst and the return of money to the Australia Council. But…
How the war was won by the arts lobby
There are important lessons to be learned from the 22-month campaign that culminated this week in the end of Catalyst…
Catalyst funds returned to Australia Council
Approximately $61 million in uncommitted funding over four years will be returned to the Australia Council, the final nail in…
Why your brain wants you knitting
Albert Einstein, Julia Gillard, Eleanor Roosevelt and Christopher Walken all knitted. Maybe that's why they were more successful than you.
Nightmare chairs and how to survive them
The chairs who run arts boards are usually corporate successes and often rich and powerful. But that doesn't necessarily mean…
$10 an hour: harsh realities before Senate Inquiry
The Senate hearing on arts funding in Hobart was told the arts sector in Tasmania is close to collapse.
Budget shock decimates Australia Council
Australia’s arts industry is in shock after a dramatic intervention by Minister George Brandis in tonight’s budget.
Are you tax-deductible?
Donations to individual artists are not usually tax-deductible, but crowdsourcing could provide new opportunities.
How to make philanthropy work for you
The old rules won’t necessarily work with a new generation of donors employing different funding structures.