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With One Voice choir members at the National Folk Festival 2023. Photo: With One Voice Australia. A group of choir members with diverse skin tones sitting and standing outside in front of a festival scenery with trees. A person is playing a guitar and another is conducting.
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Community choir battling loneliness and isolation

People from all walks of life are encouraged to participate in local choirs to find their creative voice and improve…

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How do you know when it’s time to move on?

A recent Disability Arts Residency gave AAV's CEO the reassurance that the sector will be in good hands when she…

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On the move: latest arts sector appointments

New appointments at the MSO, South Australian Museum, ADT and more.

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New NT arts strategy seeks sector consultation

The development of a 10-year Northern Territory Arts Strategy will inform future government investment in the arts.

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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.

Alana Hunt, 'Cups of nun chai’, 2010-20 which explores the ongoing territorial conflict in Kashmir. Photo: Courtesy of the Artist. A hand flicking a newspaper.
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The controversies of ‘political art' exploring war and violence

Examining the relationship between politics and the arts, and whether Australians are sensitive towards topics of war or violence.

‘The Renewal: A Village Dreams’. Photo: Courtesy of Woodford Folk Festival and Lachlan Douglas. A group of performers wearing white cluster around a woven dome, holding poles of light above them.
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Woodford's renewed approach to ritual

Woodford Folk Festival’s closing ceremony returned to its ritual roots – but this time, without the use of fire.

AACHWA’s Our Business: Aboriginal Art Centre Forum, Jambinu (Geraldton), 2022. Photo: Dragonfly Media. A figure with their back turned to the viewer, wearing an orange shirt with the words ‘PROMOTE EMPOWER CONNECT’.
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Art centres go above and beyond

The cross-sector benefits of community-controlled art centres.

Nadiah NfuZion, Dance Summer Camp 2017, Portugal. Photo: David Velez Photography. A large crowd of people gathering in front of an outdoor stage for an energetic dance class.
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Bridging the diversity gap through art

A showcase of creatives who use their respective arts practices to enrich, uplift and educate.

Aerialist Lauren Watson in a scene from 'NERVE'. Photo: Cinnamon Smith. A performer with her leg and arms raised, balancing on her sitting bones. The background is pitch black with soft lights illuminating her body.
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A matter of perception 

Disabled entrepreneurs who choose the arts to engage with their audiences.

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