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Book review: Everything Under the Moon, edited by Michael Earp

A beautiful collection of original and reimagined 'fairy tales told in a queerer light'.

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US ‘warrior librarian’ Tracie D Hall speaks at State Library Victoria

Prominent American advocate for libraries, Tracie D Hall visits Melbourne to talk about book banning and the concomitant decline in…

Audio description app to make the arts accessible for blind and low-vision patrons in line for $30,000 entrepreneurial prize. Photo: O&J Wikner Photography. Five figures wearing white in a natural hilly landscape raising their arms in midair.

Opportunities and awards

Studios open for applications, plus recipients of glass and craft fellowships, winners at DanceRites, Nature Writing Prize and finalists of…

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Book review: The Flirtation of Girls/Ghazal el-Banat, Sara M Saleh

A debut collection of poetry navigating the lives of Arab-Australian Muslim women.

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Opinions & Analysis

Our voices run through our blood…

2023 National NAIDOC Male Elder Award recipient, William Tilmouth, speaks on the referendum results, the state of youth education in…

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Education & Student News

Upskilling by responding to young people’s needs

Propel Youth Arts WA’s dedicated professional development program, PIVOT, returns with a fresh outlook drawing on past learnings.

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Australian Podcast Awards announce 2023 winners

Celebrating Australia's best and most popular audio content, this year's podcast awards gave 30 gongs to everything from true crime…

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Book review: The Opposite of Success, Eleanor Elliott Thomas

A witty and charming debut about motherhood, friendship and work in contemporary times.

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Book review: Corners of Melbourne, Robyn Annear

Anyone with a love of Melbourne history will find this book enthralling.

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Opportunities and awards

YIRRAMBOI 2025 commissions and ballet scholarship open, plus 2023 ARIA winners and artists shortlisted for 2024 NSW Visual Art Fellowship…

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