13 Sep, 2018 to 29 Sep, 2018


All of us presents a contemporary framework by which to explore the importance of collaboration and the connections between artists, their practice, and the audiences they reach. Featuring a collection of multidisciplinary works by Adorned + Liam Benson, Karen Casey, Jody Haines, Teresa Hsieh, Mitch Mahoney + Molly Mahoney, and Justine Youssef, the exhibition acts […]

14 Aug, 2018 to 15 Aug, 2018

Future/Forward live streaming sessions

On Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 August, over 200 guests from across the country will meet at the Future/Forward summit to strengthen the visual arts sector. Talking artists’ rights, sustainable incomes, fair workplaces, advocacy, policy, equity, public art, artistic courage and everything needed to work towards a sector that is ambitious and fair; you are able […]

30 Jul, 2018 to 24 Aug, 2018

Internships with a professional Australian publisher. Apply now!

The Australian Publishers Association, with support from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, are offering Australian graduates an opportunity to take up an internship with a professional Australian publisher. Internships are available with a range of publishers, including trade, educational, and independent publishers, and literary magazines and journals. These internships will be part-time (a maximum of 20 […]

23 Jun, 2018 to 23 Jun, 2018

Industry Insiders: Show Me The Money

How to make money as a creator, even just a grant to get your work out there? This session will look at how you can sustainably fund your practice. Staff from Copyright Agency, Australia Council, Creative Victoria and Creative Partnerships Australia explore what makes for a successful grant application, as well as what the future of arts funding might look […]

07 May, 2018 to 07 May, 2018

Morry Schwartz talks ‘Slow News’ at the Brian Johns Lecture

‘Fast news’ – day to day journalism, speeding on its never-ending treadmill, is in all sorts of trouble. Whilst information is becoming ubiquitous, the newspaper business is in trouble. Newsrooms are depleted, papers are closing down, fake news abounds, a torrent of unverified information assaults us on social media. In this context, ‘slow news’ takes on an […]

06 May, 2018 to 06 May, 2018

The Changing Face of Australia

Recent decades have seen a demographic shift in Australia from predominantly European immigration to Asian. But how are we poised to engage with Asia in the 21st century? Is political rhetoric around migrants threatening to undermine our national interest? And with China set to become the world’s largest economy, where should our diplomatic allegiances lie? […]

04 May, 2018 to 04 May, 2018

Australian Idols: Writers on Writers

In the Writers on Writers series, prominent authors reflect on an Australian writer who has inspired and fascinated them. The Lifted Brow publisher Sam Cooney chats to writer and Saturday Paper editor Erik Jensen and bestselling author Alice Pung about their worthy contributions to the series. Erik will discuss his examination of the acclaimed novelist, poet and pioneering […]

03 May, 2018 to 03 May, 2018

Christos Tsiolkas: On Patrick White

Author Christos Tsiolkas recounts his year spent reading Patrick White and his rediscovery of the literary great in this installment of the popular Writers on Writers series at the Sydney Writers Festival. On Patrick White is a vivid celebration of the Nobel Prize–winning author’s work that asks: What does it mean to us now? Writer Michelle de […]

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