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.
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.
Who will take the top job at Australia Council? Plus, no prizes for guessing who Bari Weiss is taking out for drinks when she gets to Australia.
The federal government has sprung yet another surprise funding raid on the Australia Council, writes Ben Eltham.
Why are wealthy philanthropists upset about changes to Australia’s presence at the Venice Biennale? Maybe because they can no longer run their own show.
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 government has taken another $9.2 million from the Australia Council, without any notice. The council decided at a board meeting to draw down $10 million from its own reserves.
An underground conference and a new think tank announcement from the top end of town show that Australian culture is starting to mobilise.