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Sector speaks out over Barking Gecko concerns

Questions are being asked about the abrupt departure of respected arts administrator Helen Hristofski from Barking Gecko Theatre.

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Young people give most to arts sector – but is it giving back?

The most active contributors to the arts are sometimes the most unseen when it comes to funding and support, but…


Lessons learned on the job

Riverland Youth Theatre’s new Creative Director reflects on her role and what she’s learned about young people’s wants and needs…


Australian circus companies herald new beginnings

A national circus festival, a new circus centre in Brisbane, and a fellowship program for circus artists have all recently…


Winter wonderland activities for kids

Get set for a creative winter break with these great activities, workshops and performances that mix education and fun.


Australia Council invests $8.8 million in projects and companies nationwide

Across Australia, 256 creative projects will benefit from the Australia Council’s latest investment in the sector.


Growing up with trees: new books use story and science to connect kids with nature

Professor Kathryn Williams takes a look at a recent trend in children's literature – trees.


The joys and challenges of making art for babies

Everybody has a right to a cultural life, including toddlers and babes in arms. The presentation of such work can…

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20x20: Get em young and reap the long-term outcomes

Research has shown that over 60% of recent arts visitors first attended cultural organisations as children. We revisit this topic…