Free money! Get your free money! ‘What’s that?’ you say. Why, the ArtsACT 2012 arts fund is now open silly. Official announcement from the ArtsACT website: The ACT Arts Fund is one of the main ways the ACT Government provides direct support to the arts.  Each year, applications are invited from all artists, groups and […]

It’s opening week at the new M16 Artspace, and stress is hanging in the air. The drill is whirring in the gallery, while workmen scurry about, putting the finishing touches on the building before Friday’s grand opening. M16 Director Joseph Falsone and Exhibition Manager Janice Kuczkowski are worn thin, having been plowing through 60-hour weeks […]

The ‘Loxton Report’  is now available to the public for comment. The report is an ACT government commissioned review of the state of the arts in Canberra, and was begun in September last year by Peter Loxton & Associates. The whopping great document can now be downloaded and submissions by the public are invited. To link to […]