• What price the arts?

    Open Forum     |      June 21, 2020

    Government proposals to increase the cost of arts and humanities degrees to encourage more students to study STEM and vocational subjects have not found favour with University arts departments.

  • Arts funding matters more than ever

    Charlotte Day     |      May 20, 2020

    People isolated during the COVID-19 crisis need the arts more than ever to feel connected with each other and society, but the collapse of employment and several institutions has also exposed the fragility of the sector.

  • What is a festival for?

    Caroline Wake     |      November 23, 2019

    Should Australia’s arts festivals focus on bringing the world to us – or make us reflect upon ourselves?