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Vale Gough Whitlam

22 Oct 2014

At its meeting in Brisbane today, the Board of the Australia Council for the Arts acknowledged with gratitude the decisive role that Gough Whitlam played in the establishment of the Council as a separate statutory body. His vision for the transformative impact of the arts and for the centrality of artists in decision-making processes has guided the Council for more than four decades. On behalf of the Council, I extend our sympathies to the Whitlam family.

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New, permanent home for the Cox Pavilion in Australia

20 Oct 2014

Australia Council Chairman Rupert Myer AM announced today that the original, Philip Cox designed Australian Pavilion in Venice’s historic Biennale precinct will have a new, permanent home in Australia.

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