Dark side of the arts: where fear and transparency collide
What are arts journalists to do when those we are trying to empower to speak up fear the repercussions?
Under a wet blanket: navigating the Australian arts ecosystem as First Nations artists
It's time that First Nations artists were allowed to be in the driver's seat and not confined to the passenger's.
Do we want Gauguin back?
The NGA's recently announced 'Gauguin World' exhibition raises questions, but also proposes new answers.
Arts funding that honours artists rather than neoliberal markets
What the sector needs are separate funding streams for emerging and established artists that evaluate financial acquittals rather than applications.
Arts media 'on edge of collapse' – how to rebuild it
A new report looks at the current relationship between the arts and media sectors, with some bold recommendations on what…
Our voices run through our blood…
2023 National NAIDOC Male Elder Award recipient, William Tilmouth, speaks on the referendum results, the state of youth education in…
I’ve had enough of Sad Bad Girl novels and sensationalised trauma
I’ve had enough of Sad Bad Girl novels, but I’m hungry for complex stories about women.
Culture as a protective factor
Taking a look at developments in arts, health and well-being practice.
Rupert Myer calls for a Ministerial Council for the Arts
In a National Press Club Address, Rupert Myer outlines what it will take for Australia to become a ‘cultural powerhouse’,…
Returning to Country and supporting regional arts
First Nations artists Gordon Hookey, Ivy Minniecon and curator Angelina Hurley speak about their participation in Bundaberg’s annual Milbi Festival…