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The Arts

Feb 10, 2017

Another $9m secretly slashed from Australia Council

The government has taken another $9.2 million from the Australia Council, without any notice. The council decided at a board meeting to draw down $10 million from its own reserves.


The Coalition government has slashed the Australia Council’s funding yet again, in a sneaky summer efficiency dividend.


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4 thoughts on “Another $9m secretly slashed from Australia Council 

  1. Angela

    How low can they go? Apparently, there is no limit. The intention would seem to be the dismemberment of the Australia Council. As with so much in Australia these days, I wonder what, if anything worthwhile, we stand for.

    1. Nigel Stanley

      My views exactly, Angela.

      1. John Hall

        Perhaps most of the Cabinet are Autistic buffs? Malcolm’s latest behavior has some worrisome signals.

  2. AR

    “What we stand for?” – well clearly not thrusting or transgressive art which, by definition does NOT emerge from the cloaca of government arts bureaucrats.


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