News from June 2012
 
Arts Industry Responds to Australia Council Review
13th June 2012

ArtsPeak, the confederation of Australian peak arts organisations, has responded to the recommendations of the Australia Council Review Report with a mix of enthusiasm and serious criticism and concern.

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Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs supports reform of Western Australian intestacy laws
12th June 2012

The Hon Jenny Macklin’s office has written to the Arts Law Centre complimenting it on its efforts to reduce discrimination against Indigenous people, and confirming that it has directly approached the Western Australian government in relation to the issue of its racially discriminatory intestacy laws.

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Positions Vacant
25th June 2012

Arts Law is currently seeking candidates for the position of Solicitor (FTE).

Closing date 24 August 2012

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Release of Australia Council Review Report
13th June 2012

On 15 May 2012, the review of the Australia Council was released by Arts Minister Simon Crean. The review considered whether the Australia Council’s legislative purpose remains relevant, and whether the Council’s administrative and governance structures facilitate the delivery of robust outcomes to Australia’s contemporary arts and cultural sector.

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