Written by: Elaine Chia
To be an arts administrator is to stand behind, and if you’re fortunate, sometimes alongside greatness.
Written by: Mandy Stefanakis
Shane Howard’s support for Aboriginal rights goes back to the Goanna Band in the 1980s and he wrote the soundtrack for the Franklin Rive campaign. He hasn’t faltered!
Written by: Mandy Stefanakis / Ruth Mundy
Musicians in support of climate action. Ruth Mundy is forthright and then some.
Written by: Rendle Adam and Anne-Marie Pecoraro
Lawyer Rendle Adam and Anne-Marie Pecoraro have written the annual book of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, looking at the future of technology in the entertainment industries and the legal implications.
The Music Trust offers congratulations to the following people on the recognition by the Australian nation of their contributions.
Written by: Tim Hollo
Written by: Andy Sugg
Festivals matter. They celebrate the assertion of a public communal spirit over the private; the triumph of the real over the virtual. In defiance of tendencies that strongly divide us — political values, religious beliefs — festivals bring us together. The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues has been a luminous example of this kind of success for over 25 years.
Written by: Marc Hannaford
Written by: Jo Caust
It seems that the majority of the Australian people recognise the value of the arts and want them to have government support – so why are politicians so slow in their cultural understanding?
Written by: Richard Letts
The budget found nearly $100m extra money for the big collecting institutions. Given that these funds were available, some could have been used to heal the wounds inflicted by this government in recent years on small arts organisations and independent artists.