What’s On 24 September – 1 October – Neos Kosmos


VIRTUAL OPEN LECTURE: THE TREATY OF LAUSANNEMarkos Carelos will be presenting a lecture on the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne, viewed through the perspectives of two leading Greek contemporary critics of the treaty: Georgios Streit (1868–1948) and Emmanouel Emmanouelides (1867–1943).Mr Carelos will unpack how the compulsory nature of the Treaty’s Convention Concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations, violated what in the 21st century would be regarded as inalienable human rights.When: 24 SeptemberWhere: Virtual on …

Celebrating excellence: Griffith Industry Fellow takes out Queensland media award – Griffith News

The Queensland Clarion Awards are prestigious state-based awards promoting excellence in the media. The winners of the 2020 Queensland Clarion Awards were announced on Saturday September 19 at a cocktail event where Stefan Armbruster took out the award for multicultural reporting. Best known as Queensland and Pacific correspondent for SBS News, Stefan recently joined the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) as an Industry Fellow and member of the Pacific Hub.

2020 Queensland Clarion Award winners, …

Australia Council calls for your input on COVID’s impact – ArtsHub

With the release of the discussion paper Re-Imagine: What Next? the Australia Council looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the arts sector and ask: where to from here?

The paper aims to start conversation and seeks input from artists and arts organisations across Australia. To achieve this, throughout September and October 2020 the Australia Council will hold a series of online town hall discussions to spark debate.


A range of focus groups will also …

Identifying COVID-19 vulnerabilities: beyond the economy – Croakey

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating health, social and economic impacts and exacerbated the inequities that already exist within our community.

A new report, developed by ACOSS in partnership with the COSS Network, has found that many community organisations are struggling to meet the additional pressures created by the pandemic, including a doubling of unemployment and a rise in serious mental health issues, as well as a reduction in fundraising, drops in JobKeeper amounts, …

On the Move Latest sector appointments and departures – ArtsHub


Alex Marsden, the director of the national peak body for museums and galleries, the Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA), will be stepping down from her role.

AMaGA president, Dr Robin Hirst, said: ‘Alex has made an extraordinary contribution to AMaGA and put her heart and soul into the welfare of our members and advocacy for all. Over the last five and a half …

What’s On 17 September – 24 September – Neos Kosmos


VIRTUAL OPEN LECTURE: ELIA KAZAN AND THE DIASPORIC IDENTITY OF A GREEK AMERICAN FILM MAKERUniversity of Sydney Professor Vrasidas Karalis will delve into the artistic and intellectual development of Elia Kazan from his early theatrical productions, his films to his final autobiographical books. The lecture will ask the question of how the identity of the ‘outsiders’ adapt and the compromises that they must make in order to be accepted by their adopted countries. Kazan …

What’s On 10 September – 17 September – Neos Kosmos


FREE ONLINE WEBINAR ARCHAEOLOGY IN SPARTAThe Pallaconian Brotherhood continues their series of lectures commemorating the 2500th Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae. This lecture presented by Daphne Martin archaeological sites in Sparta and around Lakonia, and also the ongoing work for their integration into daily life, as cultural sites to be visited, to learn from, and to be inspired by, for visitors and locals alike.When: 10 September 6:00 pmWhere: Zoom (Link to be added …

8 arguments to include in your Parliamentary Inquiry into the Arts submission – ArtsHub

With the announcement of the Inquiry into the arts in August, now is the time to advocate for the sector like never before. There is a plethora of evidence for the impacts of the arts, cultural and creative industries on all aspects of our lives, from the economy through to education. But it’s not just about the information we present: it’s about how we communicate it.


When in Canberra, speak Canberran

If you …

Sydney’s Marrickville Town Hall To Be Converted Into A Live Music, Performing Arts Centre – scenestr

In a win for local, live music and independent art in Sydney’s inner west, the heritage-listed Marrickville Town Hall will become a live music venue.

The Inner West Council voted to convert the space, located at 96-106 Marrickville Road, into a live music and performing arts centre.

The renovation work (start date tba) will take place in consultation with multicultural communities.

Almost a century old, the Marrickville Town Hall was opened on 11 February 1922, …

Applause: Latest funding and awards announced (locked) – ArtsHub

Staff writer This content is only available to members of ArtsHub

Join Now for instant access!

A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants,…