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Sarah Houbolt and Meagan Shand sit on stage. Meagan speaks into a microphone while Sarah smiles. Behind them, an interpreter stands and signs. There is a screen displaying an image of Sarah performing.
30 June 2018

Meeting Place Travel Grant recipients announced

Arts Access Australia is delighted to announce that eight artists/arts-workers have been selected as this year’s recipients of the Meeting Place Travel Grant.

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Seven members of AAA's leadership Board sit in a meeting room in front of a window. The Sydney Harbour Bridge can be seen in the background.
6 June 2018

Arts Access Australia announces new Chair

Theatre director, performer and arts leader Ms Belinda Locke has been elected to the position of Chair of Arts Access Australia. Ms Locke is an accomplished performer and has worked as an artist on creative projects with Australian Theatr...

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Jenine Mackay, smiling and wearing an orange hat and a teal blouse
21 May 2018

Honorary Life Membership for Jenine Mackay

Arts Access Australia has awarded Ms Jenine Mackay, CEO of Incite Arts, with an Honorary Life Membership in recognition of her service and dedication to arts and disability leadership in Australia.

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A crowd of people congregate underneath a canopy of eucalyptus trees at twilight. In the distance, a light shines through the trees.
15 March 2018

Australia’s leading arts and disability forum heads to Alice Springs

For the very first time, the nation’s leading arts and disability forum Meeting Place will take place in regional Australia, with Alice Springs announced as the location of Arts Access Australia’s annual event.

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On a black background, a hand holds up a microphone. In white text, it reads: #NothingAboutUsWithoutUs
8 February 2018

Where is the voice of the artists in the NDIS?

The NDIS is being hailed as the biggest social reform since Medicare. But how well are artists with disability and the arts services that support them benefitting from the change?

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25 Anniversary logo in rainbow colours on a white background.
2 December 2017

What might the world of arts and disability look like in 25 years?

This December 3rd marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations’ International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). It is a momentous occasion, and one that moves me to reflect upon Arts Access Australia’s own 25th birthday, which we also ...

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30 November 2017

Australia celebrates 25 years of national advocacy for arts and disabi...

As the world celebrates the 25th anniversary of the United Nations’ International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) this year, Australian artists and art-lovers with disability have another reason to celebrate. ...

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