It’s been a stultifying election campaign on the whole: rare moments of invigorating policy commitments from expert candidates following years of calculated culture warring disguised as affable blokeyness.
The ethical, cultural and mental health impacts of this campaign have been huge – and it’s not over yet.
As the nation’s most visionary people, our arts communities rely on all Australians to use their voice between now and election day, having honest conversations with fellow voters about what’s needed to create a better future for all…
IMAGE: Opposition Arts Spokesperson Tony Burke delivering the ALP arts platform launch speech at the Espy on Monday 16 May 2022. Photograph by David Blumenstein.