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Opening statement by A New Approach to the Senate Select committee on COVID-19 (Kate Fielding, 30 June 2020)

Government package for Australian arts, culture and entertainment welcomed (A New Approach, 25 June 2020)

Minister Paul Fletcher: Perceptions of Arts, Culture and Creativity (interview with Kate Fielding, 21 May 2020)

Arts venues slowly opening back up, with restrictions (ABC Radio National Breakfast, 21 May 2020)

Most Australians enjoy local art and cultural events, a new study has found (Channel 7 Sunrise, 21 May 2020)

Official: Aussies love a bit of arts and culture (The Australian, 21 May 2020)

Arts and culture are vital as we recover, says middle Australia (Canberra Times, 21 May 2020)

We value our theatres, cinemas and museums – now when will they be back? (Canberra Times, 21 May 2020)

Middle Australia says arts and culture are fundamental to Australia’s way of life (A New Approach, 21 May 2020)

ANA’s pre-Federal Budget Submission (31 January 2020)

Cultural workers can roll up sleeves to heal our charred communities (The Australian, 20 January 2020)

Increase arts budgets to improve school performance, healthcare and exports, says Rupert Myer (The Australian, 2 December 2019)

New report confirms arts’ benefits for health, aging and wellbeing (ArtsHub, 1 December 2019)

Independent collective, A New Approach release second report (Creative Partnerships Australia, 29 November 2019)

Canberrans who engage in cultural or creative activities are happier, healthier and less lonely  (WIN News Canberra, 26 November 2019)

New report reveals impacts of arts and culture on aging, health, learning, jobs and loneliness (A New Approach, 26 November 2019)

Donations, sponsorship of the arts in Australia hit $608 million, says Creative Partnerships Australia (The Australian, 19 November 2019)

President’s Column citing Insight Report 1 (Australian Local Government Association, 6 October 2019)

New report shows decline in arts funding over past decade (Books + Publishing, 1 October 2019)

Government arts spending drops (Government News, 1 October 2019)

Federal arts funding in Australia is falling, and local governments are picking up the slack (The Conversation, 30 September 2019)

A new study puts councils’ contribution to arts and culture at 26.2 per cent of the national total (Institute of Public Works and Engineering, 18 September 2019)

Arts news — what even is a museum? (ABC Radio National Arts Program, 11 September 2019)

Arts spend up but behind world’s best (The Australian, 10 September 2019)

Riding the Waves of Culture (The Australian, 10 September 2019)

Cultural snapshot reveals diminishing investment (opinion piece by Kate Fielding, The Australian, 10 September 2019)

New report presents the big picture on government arts and culture funding (A New Approach, 10 September 2019)

Culture think tank gears up with new team (The Australian, 15 May 2018)

Leading researchers appointed to Australian arts and culture think tank (Australian Academy of the Humanities, 10 May 2019)

Rupert Myer to lead new advisory group for Australian arts and culture think tank (A New Approach, 13 April 2019)

Arts sector leader appointed Program Director (A New Approach, 13 November 2017)

A New Approach announced for the arts in Australia (ArtsHub, 9 August 2017)

Announcing ‘A New Approach’ program for arts and culture (Australian Academy of the Humanities, 8 August 2017)