Dec 7, 2012

Media, cultural policy: pieces of the puzzle not in place

Australia is entering a "convergent media policy moment", according to academic Terry Flew. How will the various pieces of the cultural puzzle fit together on this difficult issue?

Ben Eltham — <em>Crikey</em> arts commentator

Ben Eltham

Crikey arts commentator

According to QUT professor Terry Flew, Australia is entering a “convergent media policy moment”.

Flew is talking about the significant policy development going on in the Gillard government around the Convergence Review, the Finkelstein Inquiry, the National Classification Scheme Review and the National Cultural Policy. Flew has been involved in much of it: apart from chairing the Classification Review, he has been giving speeches, including at the University of Western Sydney.

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