The arts news you may have missed

What's on, what's in the headlines, and the latest program releases – to put you ahead of the game this week.

We’ve recapped the hottest headlines, announcements and arts news that shaped the zeitgeist this past week.

What Labor promised the arts

With Labor forming government, we revisit what Tony Burke promised for the arts and ask the sector to keep him accountable.

Sector celebrates Labor win

Peak bodies welcome the new Labor government and the many Greens and Independents who were also elected on Saturday.

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Thuy On is Reviews Editor of ArtsHub and an arts journalist, critic and poet who’s written for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Sydney Review of Books, The Australian, The Age/SMH and Australian Book Review. She's the outgoing books editor of The Big issue. Her first book, a collection of poetry called Turbulence, came out in 2020 and was published by University of Western Australia Press. Her next collection, Decadence, will be published in July 2022. Twitter: @thuy_on