December 9, 2016 2
An underground conference and a new think tank announcement from the top end of town show that Australian culture is starting to mobilise.
October 26, 2016 6
The government wants to bail out Australia's large opera companies. But small-to-medium companies suffering under funding cuts are not happy.
October 7, 2016 20
Senator James Paterson says the Australian government should sell Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles. But it would mean selling more than a canvas.
August 5, 2016 7
Why did George Brandis conduct the 2015 Excellence Raid? There is one very simple reason.
June 7, 2016 4
The Australia Council’s funding cuts have hit grassroots organisations representing artists, particularly hard.
June 6, 2016 9
Labor's arts policy is largely a repair job, but Shorten's passion for it harks back to the grander visions of Labor greats like Gough Whitlam.
May 23, 2016 7
The Australia Council budget cuts are even worse than they seem. And the worst is yet to come.
May 12, 2016 2
The Catalyst funding scheme has blown out its budget in one big hit, giving money to large organisations (which is against its remit). Meanwhile smaller organisations wait for Australia Council grants to be announced.
May 4, 2016 1
The significant level of austerity imposed on our cultural institutions was confirmed in last night's budget.
April 28, 2016 1
Artslink Queensland has gone into voluntary administration, leaving those artists and projects depending on the company in limbo.