Remote arts will suffer more under NPEA, Senate hearing told

The loss of Australia Council funding to the NPEA will affect employment opportunities and cultural vitality most in the Northern Territory, where there are no major arts organisations.
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Photo: Ngukurr Dancers by Benhamin Baylis at Dancesite 2015. Image via Artback NT

With speculation that the new Minister for the Arts Senator Fifield could wind back the controversial National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA), the Senate Hearings continue cataloguing the frustration felt across the country.

Today the Senate Committee examining the effect of the Budget changes which will remove $105 million from the Australia Council over four years sat in Darwin.

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