The Australia Council National Arts and Disability Awards celebrate the work and achievements of established and emerging artists, and the significant contribution of artists with disability to the vibrancy of Australian arts.

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Four years brewing. Two years in the making. Two contingency plans and one reimagination later... Ten years since leaving Singapore, embarking on a post-graduate degree in Melbourne and going on to forge a practice as an artist...

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The Tennant Creek Brio is an artist collective based in the remote town of Tennant Creek in Warumungu country, Northern Territory. The collective was established in 2016 as an Aboriginal men’s art therapy...

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Building a sustainable arts and culture sector during these challenging times requires us to embrace technology. The Australia Council has partnered with Paddl to deliver the inaugral Australia Council National Innovation Games, held online in August 2020.

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Ingenuity, gilded beauty, and fragility might be the watchwords for Venice in these surreal, liminal, COVID days. Plagued by mismanagement and scandal, no one in the city had quite believed the MOSE gates would ever be completed, let alone work. And yet on 3 October, a forecast acqua alta of 135cm was reduced to a mere 70cm and the city’s lowest point, the Piazza San Marco, stayed completely dry.

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Her tip for aspiring young writers - “Don't try to write the next great millennial novel or gen Z novel or pandemic novel, a work has more chance of it being timeless and original if it's born out of your own specific interests”.

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