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Renew Australia and The Crunch

October 13th, 2010 8 Comments

DIY transforming a dying city from Marcus Westbury on Vimeo. A big announcement today. Following on from the success of Renew Newcastle, the Victorian social enterprise seeding initiative Social Traders program “The Crunch” has just announced that over the next four or so months they will invest $10,000 and serious mentorship, Melbourne University Business School support […]

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The dynamics pushing artists to the regions and regions to the world

September 29th, 2010 No Comments

THIS weekend I’ll be heading to Launceston with about a thousand artists and arts types for the biennial Regional Arts Australia conference. Against some of my best unreasonable prejudices, it’s a nice opportunity to remind myself that some of Australia’s more interesting creative dynamics are a long way from Southbank. I might be lynched down […]

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