Australia Council


Deep funding cuts will affect Australia’s entire arts ecology, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.


The last time a minister was able to micro-manage individual grants was back in the 1950s when Menzies oversaw the Commonwealth Literary Fund, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.


The capricious nature of this government’s approach to arts funding promises rich pickings for some, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.


Greater government control of arts funding is the likely reason for the establishment of a new National Programme for Excellence in the Arts, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.