INSIDE THE MUSICIAN: Stuart Vandegraaff: Living on the Harmonics
Between the Covid lockdowns of 2020, I took the opportunity to release an album of original jazz compositions, Saving Daylight, which was launched to a full
Public Expenditure on Artistic, Cultural and Creative Activity in Australia in 2007-08 to 2019-2020
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FULL REPORT https://newapproach.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/ANA-62237-Insight-Report_DC07.pdf This report provides an updated overview of cultural expenditure trends by governments in Australia between the years of 2007–08 and
This Musical World. The trail of war’s consequences is long
Mandy Stefanakis Written by: Mandy Stefanakis ‘All wars are evil, and all victims deserve support.’ – Clare Daley A work that truly affects me is the
How our album of birdsong recordings rocketed to #2 on the ARIA charts
Gang-gang cockatoos are endemic to south-eastern Australia. Shutterstock Written by: Stephen Garnett and Anthony Albrecht Australia is losing its birds at an alarming rate – one
INSIDE THE MUSICIAN. Felicity Wilcox: In Search of New Ways to Sound
Felicity Wilcox. (Nat Cartney@ Rolling Media, February 2021.) Written by: Felicity Wilcox I fell in love with music through playing piano in my childhood. When
What is the point of taxpayer funding of private schools?
Melbourne Grammar School science hub Written by: Chris Bonnor and Tom Greenwell The growth in private schooling has long been accompanied by declining overall levels of
Was the Sydney Festival boycott justifiable to support Palestine?
Written by: Ben Saul The remarkably successful pro-Palestinian boycott by artists of the recent Sydney Festival was a vibrant example of engaged citizens taking foreign
INSIDE THE MUSICIAN. Brett Dean: Turning Point – How Composition Found Me
Written by: Brett Dean It was a fortuitous day, that day in West Berlin back in May, 1986 on which I first met the Australian rock
Will financialisation of the music industry kill the public domain?
DEAR WALT WE HⒶVE YOUR MOUSE, unknown artist, Amsterdam 2012 (photo: Paul Keller) Written by: Paul Keller The New York Times is running an article on
The new review of initial teacher education: good, bad, ugly and curiously ignorant
Written by: Viv Ellis In what, internationally, is becoming a sure sign of an impending general election, here we have yet another review of initial
INSIDE THE MUSICIAN. Adam Gibson: Exploring the feeling to find its own form—a lifelong journey through music and words
From watching his famous Big Band leader father play, Adam Gibson found his way into music via a path which combined words and music, but
We need to get Gonski back on track
Trevor Cobbold Written by: Trevor Cobbold The Gonski Report adopted far reaching equity objectives. It proposed a goal of a minimum level of education for