The latest arts appointments and departures
The Chief Executive Officer of Arts Centre Melbourne reflects on singing in church as a child, favourite concerts, and music that has kept her sane during lockdown, from Bach’s Goldberg Variations to Hamilton.
The Morrison Government has thumbed its nose at Australia’s arts and creative industries, while its support package announced in June has yet to come to fruition for any arts organisation.
Arts Centre Melbourne CEO Claire Spencer discusses the support the Arts Wellbeing Collective is giving performing arts workers during the coronavirus crisis, and the path to reopening theatres.
Roland Peelman, Claire Spencer, Tim Minchin, Caroline O’Connor, Hugo Weaving and Wesley Enoch are among those recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Honours.