Artists may miss out on international opportunities

Independent artists are the recipients of the majority of international arts funds, but budget cuts to Australia Council could impede Australian arts from flourishing abroad.
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Australia’s international arts activity is under threat from the Budget changes that have stripped the Australia Council for the Arts of $105 million over the next four years.

A new report from the Council shows international arts activity has ​significant benefits ​for both the artis​ts and Australia’s international reputation​ but warns that Australia’s international reach will not continue to flourish without investment grounded in expert knowledge, investment that is being lost with the Budget cuts to the Australia Council.

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