With the arts in Australia experiencing its greatest destabilisation in a generation, the physical effects are being felt across the country – and at the same time, we’re talking more than ever before about the body, about physical and mental health, and about strength in community. Here’s some of my thinking from across the year:


IMAGE: One I use regularly in talks on leadership. Fit your own oxygen mask before helping others. And then, we act. Leadership works best when it’s well distributed; as Emily Atkins, Director of Drama Victoria, says: we lead from where we are.