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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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News Story
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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Blog
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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Blog
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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Press Release
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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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Blog
Five pairs of dancers caught in different stages of dance in a studio. In the foreground, two dancers are on the floor back to back. In the middle, two dancers face each other and lean forward. Behind them, three other pairs of dancers connect in joint poses in the background.
28 November 2017

Anna Seymour: Challenging normative perceptions of dance

Guest blogger and contemporary dancer Anna Seymour reflects on her experience co-hosting a two-hour dance workshop as part of the Australia-Berlin Arts Exchange. The workshop was co-taught with Bernhard Richarz at Uferstudios, and was followed by a...

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Blog
Sarah Houbolt stands on stage in a gold leotard. She holds a hula hoop and is posing with one arm in the air.
24 November 2017

Sarah Houbolt: From accessibility to innovation

Guest blogger Sarah Houbolt reflects on her experience at the Australia-Berlin Arts Exchange - Australia's first international disability-led festival for inclusive arts.

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