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Multi-arts hub Carriageworks has announced the appointment of Adrian Burnett as Head of Programming.

A highly respected artistic leader with extensive experience and knowledge in dance, multi-art forms and the cultural industries, Burnett will shape Carriageworks’ programming and lead the delivery of national and international projects across art forms.

Carriageworks CEO, Fergus Linehan, said: ‘We are thrilled to welcome Adrian to the team as our Head of Programming. His wealth of experience as an artist and a curator will undoubtedly enrich our program, offering exciting experiences to the audiences that we serve.’

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Richard Watts OAM is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, a Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend, and was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize in 2020. In 2021 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Green Room Awards Association. Most recently, Richard received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in June 2024. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts