In Overland 200, Ben Eltham makes a provocative argument about the future of the Australia Council. Here’s a snippet.
The Australia Council has lost its way … It has failed to meaningfully engage with the arts practices of everyday Australian artists and no longer enjoys the support of many of those who create art in this country. The time has arrived to seriously re-assess the role of the country’s chief cultural policy body.
I believe it is time for the Australia Council to be abolished.
You can read the full article here.