How the artists thinks about their art vs how the government thinks about the arts.
The Australian national and state governments commit to a new agreement on the joint funding of major performing arts companies.
It is disturbing to see people marching in cities to protest lockdowns impacting their freedom, when, ironically, their behaviour points to a lack of free or flexible thinking. They wish to be outwardly unshackled, but inwardly, they are not. Because such actions demonstrate an inability to empathise, to imagine oneself in the situation of others and crystalise how one’s actions might impact those people.
Indigenous musician William Barton received the Don Banks Music Award, the most prestigious given by the Australia Council for the Arts. Barton learnt the didgeridoo the traditional way from his uncle in outback Queensland. He is a virtuosic and original performer as well as a guitarist, singer and composer.
The Music Trust congratulates the following people on receiving public recognition on Australia Day 2021 through the national honours awards. Thank you for your contributions to Australian music and musical life. OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Emeritus Professor Kathryn
The research shows that musicians are not motivated so much by wealth or fame as the intrinsic rewards for making music.
In recognition of a special contribution to the national well-being, Australian Honours are awarded to Australian citizens selected by the office of the Governor General. Following are the awards made on Australia Day 2020 for contributions to music, with a few also of those awarded more broadly in the arts.
Valuable data on major sectors of the music industry. Contemporary music is the largest sector in all of the arts.
Foreword by the Editor When a political party goes to an election with a published arts policy, the first thing to appreciate is that it has actually taken the trouble to think about the situation of the arts and what,
This response was published as two articles in succeeding months in the Music Council’s ezine, Loudmouth. Article 1 The National Opera Review has reported. George Brandis established this review in 2014 when he was still Arts Minister. It was supposed
Dear Review Panel We are pleased to have the opportunity to make this submission. It has been formulated by The Music Trust, a national organisation established in 2013 to undertake projects to advance music in Australia. Since it is new,
Doing the data Is the government making any actual commitments? What recommendations are being implemented? The situation with employment of Australian singers Other matters APPENDIX Artistic autonomy Responsibility to deliver on commitments Separate the funded and the commercial activities State
A NATIONAL CULTURAL POLICY A DEFINITION OF ‘CULTURE’ IS NECESSARY AN ETHICAL BASIS IN HUMAN AND CULTURAL RIGHTS THE ENABLING ROLE OF GOVERNMENT WITH REGARD TO CULTURE DISCUSSION PAPER PRIORITIES ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE General discussion ‘Excellence’ in arts policy FOSTER ARTISTIC
INTRODUCTION CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN CLASSICAL MUSIC BASIC FACTS SWOT ANALYSIS TERTIARY AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION IN CLASSICAL MUSIC BASIC FACTS SWOT ANALYSIS COMPOSITION BASIC FACTS SWOT ANALYSIS PERFORMANCE BASIC FACTS SWOT ANALYSIS RECORDING BASIC FACTS SWOT ANALYSIS MEDIA BASIC FACTS SWOT
Article 1 The National Opera Review has reported. If, as they say, Ministers only set up reviews to produce the recommendations they want, George Brandis is probably well enough satisfied. Brandis established this review in 2014 when he was still
The inquiry was established by Labor and Greens senators to look into the effects of then Arts Minister George Brandis’s removal of $105m of funds from the Australia Council to his Ministry where he would have direct control over their