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Opinion: Why the arts matter to the Greens

Artists-in-residence in schools, a minimum performance fee, and accessible arts education for all are among the Greens' arts policies.


Greens pitch artist’s wage (again)

10,000 artists and arts workers could receive nearly $800 a week for one year based off the Greens' latest pledge.

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Election looming, so where is the arts policy?

We don’t need to wait for political parties to release formal arts and cultural policies when their unwritten policies are…


Why Australia needs a national Ministry for Culture

Australia needs to mature as a nation by taking its arts and culture seriously, writes Jo Caust.

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Opinion: Why the arts are an election issue for the SA Greens

We need a public conversation about why we seem to think it’s standard practice for artists to be ‘broke and…

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Opinion from Arts Minister Paul Fletcher

The Federal Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts Paul Fletcher shares his views on RISE funding and…

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Circus Oz: a crisis in a crisis

Tully Barnett, Julian Meyrick and Justin O'Connor explore the current crisis at Circus Oz in a broader context of arts…

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New Arts Minister for NSW

Incoming MP Ben Franklin has big shoes to fill in following Don Harwin.


Labor articulates its guiding arts principles

Shadow Minister for the Arts Tony Burke outlines the principles that will guide him if Labor is elected in 2022.

Parliamentary inquiry gives us a plan for a plan

Julian Meyrick and Justin O'Connor analyse the recent release of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the arts.

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