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Crowdsourcing a cultural policy?

November 23rd, 2009 3 Comments

National Museum of Australia WHAT HAPPENS when the Federal Government puts a call out to the public to make suggestions about a cultural policy? After a few hours of reviewing some of the submissions, it would be fair to say that the quality and usefulness of the submissions so far have been decidedly mixed. Despite […]

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Crowdsourcing: ways government help artists without spending a cent?

July 7th, 2009 13 Comments

I’m crowdsourcing ideas for my column in The Age next week. I’m after all the non cash/funding related things that governments could do to help artists. Or even just areas where they should get out of the way? I’ve got a few in mind from my own experiences. Obviously the experience of the Renew Newcastle […]

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