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Press Release
19 February 2019

Real money and real jobs for artists with disability

Artists with disability are calling on the government to provide real money and real jobs to close the 42% disability pay gap in the arts.

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Events
19 February 2019

EVENT: Arts and Disability Pre-Election Forum

How does the government plan to support artists with disability? Hear directly from MPs and candidates in this live-streamed Q&A forum.

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Blog
Image of an artist with disability and one without. Underneath is the total income per annum. The artists with disability earns on average $29,000 while an artist without disability earns $50,100.
19 February 2019

We need to close the disability pay gap for professional artists

“Real jobs; real money!” is the plea from Australia’s artists with disability, who are struggling with low income and poor job prospects as they face a widening pay gap between themselves and their peers without disability.

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News Story
Five people stand in front of the Meeting Place 2018 Banner
20 November 2018

Berliners travel to Australia for conference on artists with disabilit...

From September 24 to 26, the multi-day Meeting Place conference was held in Alice Springs, organised by Arts Access Australia, the umbrella organisation of Australian artists with disabilities. Two Berlin artists were also there. Annton Beate...

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News Story
16 November 2018

And that’s a wrap! Meeting Place 2018 leaves the stage, but not ...

In 2018, we brought Australia's leading forum on arts, culture and disability to the very heart of Australia to discuss, debate and celebrate inclusive arts. Read on for a summary of this incredible event.

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News Story
14 November 2018

Travel Grant recipients reflect upon Meeting Place 2018

Arts Access Australia was recently honoured to support eight artists and art-workers from around Australia to attend our annual Meeting Place forum, which was this year held in Alice Springs.

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News Story
5 November 2018

Have your say in the future of our National Arts and Disability Strate...

Art is a human right. Yet many barriers remain to accessing the Arts as a career, for entertainment, or as a hobby. Today, YOU have a chance to make a difference to the future of arts and disability strategy in Australia. Will you take it?

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Press Release
A sensory station at the Call and Response workshop. Four artists interact with each other through theatre, using chairs as props. Two artists stand on top of chairs while one leans over a chair and another lies underneath. Someone holds a sign saying “Education” in English and in German.
17 September 2018

Australia welcomes German artists with disability as part of Australia...

Three artists from Berlin, Germany, are headed to Alice Springs for Australia’s national forum on arts, culture and disability, as part of the Australia-Berlin Arts Exchange project.

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