One of the most interesting moments in the first hearing of the Senate inquiry into George Brandis’ arts funding changes came midway through the first afternoon.
Big companies tour more, do they? George bungles the arts again
It makes sense to fund major arts companies and not small ones because the large ones do most of the touring, says Arts Minister George Brandis. Except that is blatantly false. Crikey arts writer Ben Eltham and Crikey intern Joely Mitchell crunch the numbers.