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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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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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‘All they will call you will be… IMAs (Illegal Maritime Arrivals)’ – Woody Guthrie’s great song, Deportees, as relevant as ever

. I was reminded this week of this beautiful song, written by Woody Guthrie — Plane Wreck at Los Gatos Canyon (The Deportees) — the heartfelt lyrics so relevant in Australia today.   For this is the new regime at the … Continue reading

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