August 29, 2017 4
With the ABC announcing another review into its arts programming, David Salter explores the unfortunate complexities involved in the modern media marketplace.
July 16, 2015 14
The arts community is up in arms about Brandis' announced funding cuts. But it's going about that protest all wrong. Here's what would actually work.
November 20, 2013
Wagner's 16 hour-long Ring Cycle is not for the casual opera fan, but die-hards are in for a treat.
November 14, 2013 9
Daily Review journalist Ben Neutze says James Packer's major arts donation -- in exchange for approval for his Sydney casino -- raises questions around the meaning and funding of culture in Australia.
November 8, 2013 6
The arts is a living, breathing monster; roaring in our major cultural spaces and dingy laneways near you. Crikey is diving into the pond with the launch on Monday of Daily Review.
August 1, 2013
Young people take grammar more seriously than you'd think, writes Allie Severin.
March 15, 2013 2
As the dust begins to settle on Simon Crean's Creative Australia policy, most arts and cultural leaders have been overwhelmingly supportive of the new plan. But there are a few dissenting voices.
March 13, 2013 3
The federal government's National Cultural Policy, released today, is a big win for the arts generally -- it's got new money and plenty of policy reform. But there are losers.
January 25, 2013 4
Worried about a career in the arts? It's not as bad as you may think. Journalists and printers may be on the scrap heap, but there are more artists employed than ever according to new data.
November 9, 2012 1
Community arts and cultural development is in transition. There might be a lack of policy direction, but grassroots organisations are getting on with the business of creating.