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Arts & Culture

ABC loses $783m funding since 2014 when Coalition made its first cuts report

Amanda Meade reports in The Guardian (4.5.20) on new analysis of federal government funding cuts to the Australian Broadcasting Corporatio... More »

EVENT: Why the ABC is worth saving

The TJ Ryan Foundation is pleased to host a 'Friends of the ABC' event in Brisbane featuring former Senator for Queensland, Hon. Margaret Reynolds.... More »

Consultation called for Arts Queensland's 10-year roadmap

Arts Queensland and the state government have opened a public consultation period for input to the drafting of a 10-year 'roadmap' for Queensland's... More »

Queensland has saved a Hollywood blockbuster, but the local film industry is still missing out

Ella Donald writes in The Conversation (28.3.18) about the Queensland Government's attempts to lure big-budget film productions to the sta... More »

Creative country: 98% of Australians engage with the arts

Jo Caust writes in The Conversation (28.6.17) that the Australia Council’s latest survey of arts sector engagement highlights a... More »

After the Catalyst arts funding mess, many questions remain

Jo Caust writes in The Conversation (21.3.17) about how the arts sector lobbied hard against the Catalyst funding model, introduced by for... More »

Australia Day 2017: change the date mate?

Policy Online carries a link (3.3.17) to a Review Partners report which draws on surveys of people's attitudes to Australia becoming a rep... More »

What can Arts Minister Mitch Fifield be thinking? And Malcolm's stumbles

Richard Letts ponders the election in an article for the Daily Review (11.6.16): 

'In this Federal election the arts com... More »

Jobs, careers on the line as 'Black Friday' cuts hit arts sector

The ABC's Lucy Carter reports (13.5.16) on newly announced cuts to the nation's arts sector, with the federal government taking away funding from s... More »

Promoting diversity of cultural expression in arts in Australia: a case study report

Policy Online carries a link (24.9.15) to an Australia Council report into the promotion of culturally diverse forms of artistic expressio... More »

Sizing up the future for Australia's video game industry

John Banks and Stuart Cunningham write in The Conversation (29.2.16) about the likely findings and policy recommendations of a Senate inqu... More »

Turnbull, cuts and the culture of forgetting

Andrew Thackrah writes in ABC's The Drum (29.2.16) about Turnbull Government funding cuts to cultural and collections institutions, such a... More »

George Brandis and arts funding

'Almost two months after the arts community discovered that A$104.7 million had been hived off the Australia Council’s budget and redirected ... More »


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