Artists’ response to Covid-19 underscores the need for the arts to stop accepting the label of “charity”, in order to find a path forward with quality funding and engagement.
I’ve got my dander up. Earlier this month, the Sydney Morning Herald printed a story about authors pushing for tax-free status on literary prizes. The Australian Society of Authors has raised the point after noting the discrepancy between the Prime Minister’s [tax-free] Awards and the Premier’s Literary [taxed] Awards (among private awards). To me it […]