Star-studded line-up to wow Castlemaine

February 15, 2017

A night of story and song dedicated to the Dja Dja Wurrung people of central Victoria will be a special feature of the Castlemaine State Festival next month. ‘Ulumbarra’ will feature some of Australia’s best […]

Arts grants up for grabs in NSW

January 25, 2017

Applications are open for regional Aboriginal artists and arts organisations in New South Wales to apply for State government funding for local projects. NSW Arts Minister Troy Grant said the NSW Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund […]

Commercial TV too white and it’s not alright

December 7, 2016

Commercial television had “a long way to go” before it reflected the diversity of Australian society, acclaimed filmmaker Rachel Perkins said this week. Ms Perkins, the filmmaker behind television series such as Redfern Now and […]

Arts grant to help author reveal story of sisters

November 9, 2016

Author Cathy Craigie has been awarded the prestigious 2016 New South Wales Aboriginal Arts Fellowship of $30,000 to research a powerful story from the north of the State. The Aboriginal writer will undertake her fellowship […]

Deakin dudes head OS for design workshops

November 3, 2016

Melbourne’s Deakin University is working on an international guide to help visual designers use culturally-aware and accurate representations of Indigenous imagery in their work. Development of the International Indigenous Design Charter begins next month when […]

Boomerang Festival aiming for a big comeback

October 13, 2016

The Boomerang Festival is bouncing back. Bundjalung country’s Indigenous arts and culture festival was launched in 2013 only to be hit with funding cuts which forced it into an indefinite hiatus as a stand-alone event […]

Jonathan blossums in Royal Botanical exhibition

September 20, 2016

Tens of thousands of people are expected to view an art project by Wiradjuri-Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones in Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden. Jones’ barrangal dyara, or skin and bones, was inspired by the history of […]

Aficionados head north to taste Top End art

July 19, 2016

More than 10,000 visitors are expected at this year’s Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, including buyers from major galleries around Australia and overseas. Organisers said this week The National Gallery of Victoria, The National Gallery of […]

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