News, announcements, thoughts and musings.
February 19, 2018

Cutting Corporate Tax Is A Bad Idea

This article by Emma Alberici was pulled by the ABC yesterday, only hours after it was published. We think it’s an excellent summary of why corporate […]
December 19, 2017
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Understanding MYEFO 2017-18

What is MYEFO? The mid-year fiscal economic outlook (Myefo) statement that was released on 18th December 2018, is a collection of decisions the government makes at […]
December 5, 2017

Marriage Equality – We Did It!

It’s actually happened! Australia has joined Ireland and America in legalising same sex marriage!! Once in a blue moon, our parliament listens to the people and […]
November 21, 2017

World Television Day 2017!

Yes we’re celebrating TV. There’re so many screens in our lives now that you can actually be nostalgic about when the TV was the only one! […]
September 21, 2017

Video – Masterpiece in Stone

A fantastic video to check out. London-based stonecarver Anna Rubincam creates a portrait from start to finish — all shot within a span of three weeks. […]
September 21, 2017

Understanding the value of our arts and culture

By Stephen Cassidy Reproduced from Stephen’s excellent blog, Indefinite Article. You can subscribe to Stephen’s posts directly by visiting With arts and cultural support increasingly under […]
September 21, 2017

Dean Golja – Portraits

Dean is a highly respected photographer based in Melbourne. This is a collection of informal portraits he’s put together for us in an Instagram style. For […]
June 5, 2017

Fun At The AGNSW

Found myself at the Arts Gallery of NSW with a new app on my phone. Designed to be used with people but thought I’d try to […]
May 26, 2017

The Arts Republic

It’s been fascinating to watch the rise of Emmanuel Macron in France. He’s the perfect foil to the slow motion car crash of Donald Trump’s presidency […]
May 3, 2017

Global Arts Party

We’ve just become a registered political party in the UK, authorised to stand candidates at Council, General and European Elections! Woot!! Thing is, we thought we’d […]
May 1, 2017

Catalyst is Dead?

Mitch Fifield, Australia’s Federal Arts Minister, has announced the cancellation of the entire Catalyst funding program and the return of approximately $60 million in funding to […]
November 1, 2016

VET Student Loans

The Arts Party calls on Senator Birmingham, the Federal Education Minister, to reconsider the proposed changes to the VET Student Loans scheme. They are far too […]
September 1, 2016

1.5m+ Votes For Us!

At the last Federal Election, Arts Party senate candidates received a top 6 preference vote from almost 1.4 million Australians (1,372,827 to be exact), that’s more […]