Artist goes to bat for hangers-on

August 23, 2017

Archibald Prize finalist and Aboriginal artist Blak Douglas is championing the Sydney fruit bat in a new exhibition by four contemporary Australian artists showcasing Australia’s native species and other animals. ‘Something Else is Alive: Sydney […]

Crafted works receive coveted nod

August 23, 2017

Yirrkala artist Barayuwa Munuggurr has been highly commended in a prestigious art competition, the John Fries Award. The award recognises the talents of early career visual artists from Australia and New Zealand. Munuggurr, from the […]

Dreamtime tale ignited for kids

August 23, 2017

The story of a cheeky brolga stealing an emu’s egg and the first time the sun shone on Australia is set to enchant Sydney children during the October school holidays. ‘Sand Song’, a contemporary Aboriginal […]

Cairns fair goes from strength to strength

August 9, 2017

Record sales of $760,000 flowed from this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair — up 20 percent on sales last year, organisers said. Now in its eighth year, the 2017 fair attracted 50,000 people over three […]

Many hands will make Light work

August 9, 2017

The Northern Territory Government is calling for volunteers to help bring to life the second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light, to be held in Alice Springs from September 22 to October 1. Curated […]

Here’s what you won’t learn in school, kids

August 9, 2017

Ever since she could remember, actor and filmmaker Trisha Morton-Thomas had thought her birthday was on Australia Day and it was something she mourned each year. She didn’t actually have a birth certificate. That had […]

Look who’s back to lay down the Rules

August 9, 2017

The Noongar family dubbed the ‘Australian Kardashians’ is returning to TV screens after a successful first season. Filming will begin in October on a second season of Family Rules, the fly-on-the-wall series that follows the […]

Still time to score slice of $50,000 arts fund

July 26, 2017

The deadline is approaching for applications to the New South Wales arts funding body, Create NSW, for a new round of fellowships that includes $50,000 for Aboriginal arts. Applications must be lodged by August 7. […]

Holmes a Court shares exclusive artworks

July 26, 2017

Artwork spanning a decade and telling important stories — mostly from Arnhem Land — is on show at the Queensland Art Gallery until late October. ‘Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984-94’ features more than 100 […]

Extras, extras, read all about it!

July 26, 2017

Producers of the new ABC television series Mystery Road are looking for extras in Western Australia’s Kununurra and Wyndham areas. The six-part television series is being filmed in Kununurra in WA’s north and stars Aboriginal […]

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