Opinions & Analysis
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…
Patricia Cornelius on urgency and risk
A call to arms and a caution issued by Patricia Cornelius at the recent Australian Playwrights’ Festival presented by Currency…
How art connects the two most distant but closest nations on Earth
Helen Salmon, Director of British Council Australia, reflects on the role of art in uniting our two nations.
Why RISE fund marks important sector moment
Big hART’s CEO and Creative Director Scott Rankin says RISE shows us it’s time to fund the arts with greater…
No, the Federal Government didn’t spend $4 billion on COVID arts support
Recent claims by A New Approach relied on exaggerated government data, writes academic Ben Eltham.
Now is not the time to cut corners on state arts funding
Victoria's Shadow Minister for the Arts and Creative Industries, David Davis MP, responds to a recent opinion piece by Minister…
Uncertain future for Cockatoo Island
Will the bureaucratic 'swings and roundabouts' determining Cockatoo Island's use be a boon or a bust for the arts?
Centring access and inclusion at the fringes
Fringe festivals internationally and locally are showing us what an accessible future could look like.
Embracing risk aids good governance: advice for Boards and arts workers
Recent conversations about Boards suggest we all have things to learn when it comes to leading the companies we love.
Unpacking ableism and challenging excellence: why disability arts needs a platform, not a box
Undercover Artist Festival's Madeleine Little explains why we need to get rid of boxes completely.