Josh TaylorMay 2, 2016
You want innovation, jobs and growth? The video games industry could be an easy win for newbie Treasurer Scott Morrison.
Ben ElthamApr 28, 20161 Comment
Artslink Queensland has gone into voluntary administration, leaving those artists and projects depending on the company in limbo.
Ben ElthamApr 18, 2016
When the National Program for Excellence in the Arts -- now Catalyst -- was announced, many feared it would become nothing more than pork barrelling for favoured projects. They were right.
Ben ElthamFeb 10, 2016
Arts industry figures have been gobsmacked at just how much money is being distributed to a commercial gallery.
Ben ElthamJan 22, 20167 Comments
The top bureaucrat in the Arts Ministry and the boss of the Australia Council are at odds over Mitch Fifields’s Catalyst program. Who’s right?
Ben ElthamDec 22, 20153 Comments
Numerous bad investment decisions ran Soundwave into the ground.
Margot SavilleDec 11, 20157 Comments
Many commentators think Malcolm Turnbull will be in residence at Kirribilli for many years to come. But Paddy Manning, the author of a new book on Turnbull, is not so sure ...
Myriam RobinNov 26, 20156 Comments
Publishers, predictably, want to keep Australia's restrictions on importing books as they are. But savvy customers and e-book sales mean it soon might not matter anyway.
Margot SavilleNov 24, 201515 Comments
Goodness gracious, Pope Francis thinks that stopping carbon emissions will help the poor, when everyone knows only coal and the free market will do that.
Ben ElthamNov 20, 20154 Comments
Hated George Brandis' National Program for Excellence in the Arts? Mitch Fifield's "Catalyst" program is not much better ...