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If you work in the arts, at some point you’re bound to experience the dreaded rut. Kathryn Burnett has some top tips for moving forward the next time your creative juices stop flowing.
Rashmi Pilapitiya tracks back to feeling devastated after being let go from a corporate job. She recounts the life-changing conversation that set her on a new path.
Australian politicians respond to the Government's decision to merge the country's arts department into a super Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
For writers, performers and other artists, social media can be both fertile and frightening. ABC’s Osman Faruqi shares some tips on looking after yourself online.
From silk boxers to awkward urinal encounters, the cast and crew of The Basement’s Christmas show share their worst-ever Christmas experiences.
We find out what makes a successful residency proposal stand out from the rest.
Embracing failure is one of the hardest challenges we face as professionals. How to use those failures is a lesson all arts organisations need to learn.
If you could go back and give your 22-year-old self some advice, what would you say? Lisa Crawley has some choice words of wisdom.
From building in rest periods to taking extended sabbaticals, raising a family or reassessing your career, here's how and when to take a break even when you love what you do.
Systemic issues, hustle culture, financial necessity and personal ambition can make it difficult to set boundaries. We ask experts to share thoughts on how vulnerability and self-compassion can help.
Scoring the job doesn’t always lead to the confidence boost you'd expect. Many people in the arts suffer from crippling self-doubt. Here’s how to get on top of it.
As we head towards the 2020 election, our friends at ArtsHub Australia weigh in on the New Zealand Prime Minister, and what her leadership means for the arts.