News Updates

Culture & Community Researchers Event: 26 September

Here is an interesting academic event in Melbourne, Pamela Bruder's talk sounds like something we would like to hear more about:

Culture and Community Researchers' Network Meeting

Wednesday 26 September, 2pm

Multicultural Arts in NSW

by Alex Masso, 18 September 2012

Earlier this year I attended the Multicultural Arts Forum held in Sydney and organised by the Groundswell team.  The final report from that event has just been released.

Arts Access Australia

28 August 2012

This week Arts Access Australia (AAA), the national peak body for arts and disability, revealed their new website.  Everyone updates their website from time to time, some new colours and a new layout are nice but we don't usually consider it news.  This, however, is interesting for two reasons.

New Performing Arts Centre for Cairns?

23 August 2012

In news just in from Cairns, a new performing arts centre may be the outcome of a feasibility study for the Ports North building.

Cairns Regional Council has resolved to enter into a formal agreement with Ports North to undertake a feasibility study for the location of a performing arts centre on the site of the Ports North Administration Building.

NAAE Welcomes National Curriculum for the Arts

11 July 2012

The National Advocates for Arts Education (NAAE) welcomed the draft of The Australian Curriculum: The Arts, released on Monday by Schools Minister Peter Garrett.

NAAE celebrated that at last all Australian students will have an entitlement to learn in, through and about the five arts subjects of dance, drama, media arts, music and the visual arts from Years F–6. Students in Years 7–10 will be given art form choices in secondary school in line with available resources.