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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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What’s the big idea? Start with the small ones.

April 14th, 2008 12 Comments

What is the difference between a 1920s and a 2020 summit? It’s not a joke. It’s the question that I have been mulling over since my last minute call up to the “Towards a creative Australia” stream of the 2020 summit next weekend. The seeming disparity between the stated goals and the mix of people […]

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