Mourning the end of ArtStart

The axing of AusCo's ArtStart program has independent artists fearing the worst for their creative future.
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The cracks in funding for the Australian arts sector are well and truly showing after $104.8 million was ripped out of the Australia Council’s budget, causing the suspension of the new six-year funding program, the cancellation of the June grant round, and the discontinuation of ArtStart, the Creative Communities Partnerships Initiative, and Artists in Residence programs.

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