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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 money; real jobs!” 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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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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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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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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