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16.08.21

The Victorian Government has established a “new” funding option for businesses that were not eligible under the terms and conditions of other Grants launched after the 27th May 2021.

10.08.21

The Victorian Government has announced a new $400 million package, jointly funded by the Commonwealth Government.

10.08.21

Additional Information for NSW JobSaver participants and NSW Covid Grants.
 

02.08.21

There have been some more announcements from various Governments to fill in more of the gaps around the assistance packages to help people in lockdowns in both Victoria and NSW.

27.07.21

The NSW Government have released their guidelines for Job Saver

26.07.21

As we  find ourselves amidst the most recent Covid-19 related lockdowns and much news around about  regular businesses receiving grants to help them through this difficult time, I thought it fitting to focus on the arts related grants available as many performers and others in the arts are dealing with the cancellation of shows and events and are not sure what is on offer in the form of assistance.

22.07.21

Due to deteriorating conditions in both States, the Governments of both have announced the following major assistance packages. Basically the Federal Government will meet Income assistance and States will administer business assistance.

15.07.21

NSW Government Assistance … noting that this is support provided via the NSW Government platform.

02.07.21

As a result of the 2 week lockdown imposed by the NSW Government in May/June 2021, the Government have decided to grant eligible business, grants of between $5,000 and $10,000 in addition to other industry-specific measures.

30.06.21

To our clients and friends in NSW and indeed around the country, we wanted to let you know that we are thinking of you at this time.

15.06.21

Not normally a reflective person, it is now perhaps opportune to take a short look back and relate the best things about working as an accountant to you. To many of you I have been  your trusted and hardworking accountant  for many years, having started way back in November 1985.

15.06.21

On Tuesday, 11 May 2021, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down the 2021-22 Federal Budget, his third Budget.

15.06.21

This candidly written memoir, enlivened by the author’s impish sense of humour, narrates the way in which, by chance and circumstance, Tom Lowenstein placed his career at the service of the Australian art world. 

15.06.21

‘In the centenary year of the Archibald, a portrait by Peter Wegner of 100-year-old artist Guy Warren (himself an Archibald winner in 1985) took out the prize’. Portraits by Pat Hoffie and Jude Rae were highly commended.

15.06.21

'Veteran theatre critic, patron,founder and publisher of Currency Press Katharine Brisbane AM delivers a landmark Platform Paper that defines the major challenges faced by artists in Australia this century. As the sector emerges from the COVID-19 crisis she takes an overview of the 62 Papers published by Currency House since 2004.'

15.06.21

Musician William Barton, author Arnold Zable and visual artist Vivienne Binns OAM are among the eight recipients of the 2021 Australia Council Awards.

15.06.21

As we love to champion the arts, I would like to let you know about one of our wonderful client’s successes. The children’s book author Libby Hathorn and her recent news in children’s literature.

15.06.21

This financial year we are seeing some improvement in the overall economy but combined with the removal of government assistance packages; nonetheless, we are still being impacted by COVID-19, as the last fourteen days in Victoria have shown. One never knows what is around the corner.

15.06.21

‘The National’, MCA, Sydney:
Sally Smart
Emily Floyd
Cameron Robbins
Kate Just
John Wolseley
Maree Clarke.

15.06.21

One of my first encounters with the writer Arnold Zable was in the form of a small suitcase that had belonged to his father. It was part of an exhibition at Melbourne’s Jewish Museum in 2011. 

03.06.21

In the light of the latest lockdown imposed on Victorians, both Federal and State Governments have announced financial assistance to those affected by these restrictions.

03.06.21

In the light of the latest lockdown imposed on Victorians, both Federal and State Governments have announced financial assistance to those affected by these restrictions.

28.05.21

MELBOURNE LOCKDOWN NOT AGAIN?! We have been to this dance before as we enter Lockdown 4.0.

21.03.21

We are delighted to announce the winners of the scholarship awards to Australian 2020 final year visual art students.

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