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For those of you who don’t already know, Australian arts minister, George Brandis, has announced he will cut $100m from Australia’s independent arts body, the Australia Council, and instead use that money for a ‘national program for excellence in the arts’ which will be personally administered by his office.
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2. Get busy on social media: #FreeTheArts
3. Sign the petition: http://www.australianunions.org.au/australians_for_artistic_freedom