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Australia Council changes will also affect university museums

“The recent announcement that funds allocated to the Australia Council to support artists and small-to-medium arts organisations will be redirected toward the establishment of a  101 more words

Beware of Forgeries!

Well, not so much as beware of, but get ready for! Yes it’s that time of year once again, or rather that time of every other year, when an artist’s mind turns to the 4th biannual… 223 more words

Individual Artists

Funding move challenges 'iron wall' of Australia Council

Diverting almost $105 million in funding from the Australia Council to the federal Arts Ministry would challenge “widespread perception” that the arts funding body is a “closed shop” that favoured artists in Melbourne and Sydney, Arts Minister George Brandis says. 164 more words

How Brandis plans to insulate the arts sector from the artists

“We have very few details of substance regarding the Coalition’s recent move to take A$104.7 million from the Australia Council’s budget and to set up the National Program for Excellence in the Arts. 127 more words

Arts Funding: Why It's Unwise to Cut Off Your Arm

Principles of arms-length funding are being sacrificed to a ‘trickle down’ approach the Federal Government would not countenance in other parts of the economy. 219 more words

Dark Arts

“In March last year, George Brandis wrote to the Australia Council asking that it urgently draft guidelines to cut funding to arts bodies if they refused private donations. 78 more words