Archive | July, 2014


25 Jul

We hope you can join us for a half-day forum that tackles the big issues for the future of arts leadership in our region, and the nation. We have gathered some of the best and brightest arts leaders to help us take on the task, including cultural leadership guru, David Fishel, speakers from the Australia […]

ACT Book of the Year advocacy: the reply

16 Jul

ACT Book of the Year advocacy: our letter

16 Jul

30 June 2014 Joy Burch MLA Minister for the Arts ACT Government via email: Dear Ms Burch, The Childers Group writes to express very real concern about recent changes to the eligibility requirements for the 2014 ACT Book of the Year award, as reported in the press and as confirmed by artsACT. The surprising […]

News and reviews for the arts in the ACT

5 Jul

Two brief though important news items for the arts in the ACT: as part of ‘new administrative arrangements for the ACT‘, the Childers Group understands that artsACT has been moved from the Community Services Directorate to the Economic Development Directorate. Ms Joy Burch remains the Minister for the Arts; and the ACT Government’s ACT Arts […]