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Budget 2024-25: what’s in it for the arts?
Arts education, live music and screen content for children are among the areas targeted for investment in Tuesday’s Federal Budget.

Gina Rinehart pressures NGA to remove portrait by Vincent Namatjira – now the whole net is searching for it
The work was previously shown in Vincent Namatjira: Australia in colour at AGSA, with the current exhibition set to run until 21 July at NGA.

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Madeleine Swain is ArtsHub’s managing editor. Originally from England where she trained as an actor, she has over 25 years’ experience as a writer, editor and film reviewer in print, television, radio and online. She is also currently Vice Chair of JOY Media.