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Facing the wasteland of Australian arts

Facing the wasteland of Australian arts

When artists can’t survive in a place making the art they want to make, they leave for a place where they can. 

Finally, some decent arts policy! But who actually cares?

Finally, some decent arts policy! But who actually cares?

Labor’s proposed boost to arts funding comes after a decade of declining public support. Funding isn't the only problem the sector faces.

Labor shoots for the glory days of arts policy

Labor shoots for the glory days of arts policy

Art is ultimately about symbolism, and Labor delivered it in spades this weekend.

Is there a future for arts journalism?

Is there a future for arts journalism?

As column space shrinks, art journals close and writer fees go down, many are wondering what we will lose if arts journalism disappears.

Can an actual artist afford to go to the Melbourne Festival?

Can an actual artist afford to go to the Melbourne Festival?

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?

Fifield’s diary reveals mad scramble to fix Brandis’ arts cock-up

Fifield’s diary reveals mad scramble to fix Brandis’ arts cock-up

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.

One year after OzCo bloodbath, how are arts groups surviving?

One year after OzCo bloodbath, how are arts groups surviving?

The Australia Council had to turn away more than 100 arts organisations last year, after the federal government slashed OzCo's funding. How have those groups managed to survive the year? Crikey intern Kanika Sood finds out.

The real reason George Brandis took so much money out of the arts

The real reason George Brandis took so much money out of the arts

Why did George Brandis conduct the 2015 Excellence Raid? There is one very simple reason.

NSW’s neocon arts policy the (fried) elephant in the room

NSW’s neocon arts policy the (fried) elephant in the room

NSW is reworking its arts policy to a neocon agenda.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Slippery slope ... ACL's close ties ... comic fight ...