The all-in brawl is being dubbed the 'arts hunger games'. Paradoxically, the only way to get ahead is to make sure you're on the brink of collapse.
Qantas will sack 6000 of its employees, as job losses are felt across the country. Plus more of the latest coronavirus news.
The government's arts assistance package, like its state equivalents, is trivial given the size of the industry and the catastrophe that has befallen it.
Behind-the-scenes lobbying for the arts has been far less effective than using public figures to garner support. It's time for our stars to shine.
Crikey readers consider how we could be funding the struggling arts sector, and let us know how they feel about the end of lockdown.
Sydney's Carriageworks arts precinct has gone into voluntary administration, just one sign of the trouble facing the arts sector.
Yabarra: Dreaming in Light at the Adelaide Fringe is an experience 6000 years in the making, and the story of how it came together is just as fascinating.
There's a growing resentment in the arts sector, and Australia’s cultural ministers just ensured it will continue growing for at least the next decade.
Another local literary prize has refused to award a winner. This can have a crushing effect on a tough winner-takes-all economy.