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Garrett and Government Respond to the Senate Inquiry

Media release: Australian Government responds to Senate Indigenous Arts Inquiry 08 August 2008 Peter Garrett AM Federal Member for Kingsford Smith Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts Arts Minister Peter Garrett has today tabled the Australian Government’s response … Continue reading

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The Report of the Senate Inquiry is Released

Indigenous Art – Securing the Future is the title of the ambitious report from the Senate Inquiry into the Indigenous Visual Arts and Crafts Sector issued today. It’s a big one: 235 pages long with twenty-eight recommendations, of which ten are … Continue reading

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Notes on the Senate Inquiry: Sydney

This will probably be the last in my series of posts on the Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Indigenous Visual Arts and Crafts Sector for a while. It’s hard to believe that I began it almost four months ago and that the last … Continue reading

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Notes on the Senate Inquiry: Alice Springs

The fourth day of testimony before the Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Indigenous Arts and Crafts Industry took place in Alice Springs on February 21, 2007 in Alice Springs. If one thinks of the emergence of Aboriginal painting into the fine arts market … Continue reading

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Notes on the Senate Inquiry: Kununurra

Reading the transcripts of the Senate Hearings held in Kununurra, I was suddenly struck by how little information about the Kimberley I’ve synthesized over the years. I’m always surprised at finding Balgo included in the region, for example. Geographically, I understand … Continue reading

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The Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Indigenous Visual Arts and Crafts Sector

Writing in the December 8 issue of The Australian, Ashleigh Wilson has given a brief overview of some of the issues that have been raised in submissions to the current Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Indigenous Visual Arts and Craft Sector. The Inquiry, which The Australian is congratulating itself … Continue reading

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