Brain research shows the arts promote mental health

Rochdale Theatre lease

Rochdale Theatre lease

Lismore Theatre Company is celebrating after Lismore City Council voted unanimously at its May meeting to grant the company a new five year lease for the Rochdale Theatre on Ballina Road Goonellabah. In 2015, Council had agreed to examine interest from potential buyers of the building at the end of…

Artists and ‘Jobkeeper’ payments

Artists and ‘Jobkeeper’ payments

From the Conversation The government says artists should be able to access JobKeeper payments. It’s not that simple Many workers in the film industry are excluded from JobKeeper. The Nightinggale/Transmission Films Guy Morrow, University of Melbourne and Brian Long, University of Melbourne This week, Australia’s finance minister Mathias Cormann told…

Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship

Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship

Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship: applications extended There’s still time to apply for a Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship. Applications now close on April 30. And the mentorship it will be rescheduled to take place later in the year when health advice due to the coronavirus allows. The mentorship provides…

Anzac biscuits

Anzac biscuits

Anzac biscuits, battles and a great Australian isolation bake-off Lindsay Kelley, UNSW The plan was to land in Sydney from an overseas trip on a Friday morning and immediately bake Anzac biscuits to bring along to the Country Women’s Association Tea Room at the Royal Easter Show on Saturday. Then…