Like the shift to streaming television, more and more Australians are listening to music through streaming services. But are they listening to Australian songs?
Industry groups are ramping up a communications policy push, and the focus is on a certain foreign streaming service.
There's a dense web of influence between our finance sector and cultural institutions. After the royal commission, does it make sense for bankers to head arts organisations anymore?
The inaugural director of Australia’s new arts and culture think tank has her work cut out for her.
The federal government has sprung yet another surprise funding raid on the Australia Council, writes Ben Eltham.
Things are looking up for the Australian screen industry, writes Ben Eltham. So why is everyone so nervous?
Why are wealthy philanthropists upset about changes to Australia’s presence at the Venice Biennale? Maybe because they can no longer run their own show.
The Commonwealth Bank’s Ian Narev may not be too popular with regulators or investors, writes Ben Eltham. But Narev retains the confidence of one key group: board members of the Sydney Theatre Company.
A new arts lobby group will crunch cultural spending by federal electorate, and use focus groups to hone a pro-culture message, reports Ben Eltham. But will it work?