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Guided by principals

There is an advocacy initiative in NSW which will seek to train and place specialist primary school music teachers in public primary schools. Their placement probably will depend upon school principals taking a decision to hire a music specialist. So…

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The Role of the Creative Industries in Climate Change Action is a study by Associate Professor Andrew Rimmer, assisted by Tim Hollo among others, of the advocacy role of the arts. It examines the relationships between culture, art and the…

Trump’s win shows how vital the arts and humanities are

Written by: Julianne Schultz

One important addition to the Music in Australia Knowledge Base this month is an article by Julianne Schultz. It begins as follows. Trump’s win shows how vital the arts and humanities are Julianne Schultz As one of the commentators in the…

The system for not giving music schools enough money

In 2011, the then Labor government conducted an inquiry into the “base funding” of tertiary education – i.e. the basic funding of education from government and students, which varied depending upon discipline. This was of great interest to music because…