7 things you didn't know about Senator Mitch Fifield


1. The Victorian senator, Mitchell “Mitch” Fifield is the brand new Federal Arts Minister replacing the hugely unpopular Senator George Brandis who stripped $105 million in arts funding from the Australia Council, most of it affecting small to medium companies. Fifield  was appointed Arts Minister today by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who also appointed Fifield the Minister

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Do the right thing: Your guide to arts etiquette


Daily Review‘s occasional column Do The Right Thing provides practical solutions to the dilemmas and misunderstandings that can arise when artists and audiences come face to face in the real world. If you are confused as to how to negotiate your way in your art world interactions please submit your problem(s) to info@dailyreview.com.au

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(Some) local and international artists voice their anger at Brandis' Australia Council cuts


When federal Arts Minister George Brandis unveiled his plans to take $105 million from the Australia Council budget to fund his National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA), people across the nation and around the world held a wide range of emotions. Some were skeptical, many were shocked, and most were appalled.

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