Good morning, early birds. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg warns Australians stand to lose billions if states are forced to resume shutdowns, and in Blighty, PM Boris Johnson wants everyone back to work quick smart. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Economists are facing down more fears of a recession (or worse) and the arts sector struggles. Here's what you need to know.
The reshuffling of the bureaucratic deckchairs doesn’t really mean the end of the Arts ministry. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be worried.
The arts sector is in the middle of a brutal tournament for small-to-medium funding. Under this government, there's no end in sight.
When artists can’t survive in a place making the art they want to make, they leave for a place where they can.
Labor’s proposed boost to arts funding comes after a decade of declining public support. Funding isn't the only problem the sector faces.
As column space shrinks, art journals close and writer fees go down, many are wondering what we will lose if arts journalism disappears.
Most artists earn below the minimum wage for their art. So how are they going to be able to afford a $700 Melbourne Festival ticket?
Communications and Arts Minister Mitch Fifield spent the first few months in the job repairing much of the damage his predecessor had on the arts.