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Is this the end of the road for arts, writing, features and music on our ABC Radio National?

This past few weeks has seen more destruction at ABC-Radio National with the axing — or ‘decommissioning’ in spin terms — of many beloved programs, almost all music and features, and all avenues to hear original creative works by Australian … Continue reading

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The Dismissal 40 years on: Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser and the age of right wing political entitlement

Lest we forget what ‘entitlement’ really means with regard to the Right in Australia. Here’s Gough Whitlam’s famous words on the steps of Parliament House 40 years ago — after the scheming and illegal actions of his opponents manipulated parliament … Continue reading

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Please consider sending your thoughts on new work & Arts Funding cuts and changes to the Senate Enquiry

Just getting together my submission which you can read here to the Senate Enquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the Arts which closes at midnight tonight… and wondered if you might  like to … Continue reading

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