ASX dips; Aussie Broadband surges 122pc on debut – The Australian Financial Review

Cometh the hour, cometh the man (or woman). There’s no doubt the COVID-19 crisis has brought the best out of our policy leaders, including the Reserve Bank of Australia’s governor and deputy governor, Phil Lowe and Guy Debelle, and the nation’s brilliant banking regulator, Wayne Byres.

A step behind them in the shadows has been Treasury’s no-less-impressive secretary, Steven Kennedy, who is perhaps playing the most significant part via one of the world’s most powerful …

Two Trains Running: Rhiannon Giddens – Relix

photo credit: Dean Budnick

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Our latest cover story features interviews with Ben Harper and Rhiannon Giddens. After traveling down parallel tracks for many years, the two musicians finally crossed paths on a new, socially distanced collaboration.

Here is our conversation with Rhiannon (the interview with Ben is available here).

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BIGSOUND 2020: Meet Some Of The Speakers Sharing Their Knowledge – scenestr

Less than a week until BIGSOUND 2020 goes virtual with two days (21-22 October) of dedicated keynote presentations, industry panels and practical workshops, there’s still time to register (it’s free in 2020).

If you’re looking to upskill yourself to gain a better understanding of all facets of the local music scene, BIGSOUND’s dedicated Professional Development stream is not only filled with pertinent advice from global industry leaders, but also designed to get you thinking about …

Get ready for ArtsHub’s Visions 2020 conference – ArtsHub

On 9 December, ArtsHub will examine the state of the arts in Australia in our Visions 2020 conference, exploring the sector in all its richness and vitality – as well as the challenges it faces, both now and in years to come.  

Visions 2020 will bring our sector together to celebrate the voices of First Nations artists, People of Colour and people living with disability, as well as the ideas and passions of artists and …