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18.06.19

Single Touch Payroll: From 1 July 2019, employers who employ less than 20 people will be required to change the way they report wages and superannuation to the ATO.

18.06.19

What rhymes with Fidel Castro? Carolyn Burns says she’s not allowed to say too much about her current project, a musical she’s been tinkering with for several years based on Cuba’s turbulent post-war history. 

18.06.19

From New York to Philadelphia, from London to Belgium, from Hobart to Sydney, the work of Arts Project Australia studio artists has been receiving growing attention and acclaim on both national and international fronts.

18.06.19

On a beautiful Friday autumn afternoon on the Mornington Peninsula, I had the wonderful pleasure of being present at a Wheeler Centre function to hear my great hero, Simon Schama, expound his views on all manner of subjects.

18.06.19

As the end of the financial year fast approaches, it makes good business sense to turn your attention to ways of minimising your tax legally.

18.06.19

2019-20 Federal Budget: an election, a surplus, personal tax cuts but no help for the artist.

18.06.19

Rodney Forbes opening at Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 28 May 2019

Janice Gobey opening at 45 Downstairs, Melbourne, 30 April 2019

01.04.19

As we approach the May 2019 election date, it is timely to ask ourselves, as advocates for the arts, ‘What does the next Government hold for arts policy in Australia?'

01.04.19

Over the past decade, following the Global Financial Crisis of 2007/8, we have seen the primary art market and the Indigenous art market collapse in Australia, resulting in numerous galleries closing and artists’ incomes reducing drastically.

31.03.19

As the start of the year has well and truly commenced and the long hot summer holidays are slowly drawing to a close, it is time to consider how recently  graduated  students from the arts schools might launch themselves in to their career.

30.03.19

From 1 July 2019, employers employing 20 employees or less will have to submit their payroll information directly to the ATO via their payroll software system.

30.03.19

Feminism is at the heart of Sally Smart’s work. Her use of collage and assemblage in different mediums and materials, although resulting in large installations on public display, also explore the private world of pattern-cutting and home making and the crafts traditionally associated with women.

29.03.19

Exhibition openings: Vera Moeller, Jon Cattapan, Moya McKenna, Philip Davey.

29.03.19

Since 1997 the Australia Post Australian Legends Award has recognised outstanding individuals for their part in shaping the social and cultural life of Australia.

06.12.18

From 1 July 2019, businesses seeking to tender for Commonwealth Government procurement contracts over $4 million (inclusive of GST) will be required to provide a statement from the ATO that indicates that they are compliant with their tax obligations.

06.12.18

For many dancers, ageing means a move from performing into teaching and choreography, yet Shelley Lasica, one of the country’s most individual and influential performers for thirty years, has no intention of stepping off the stage; from her earliest years she has also taught, mentored and created work for herself and others.

06.12.18

In October it was great to have hosted Esther Anatolitis, the Executive Director of NAVA, at my home in Melbourne. She was conducting a fact-finding tour of Melbourne and regional Victoria and so I managed to spend a couple of hours with her.

06.12.18

2018 has been a very busy year here at Lowensteins. With over 3000 clients all over  Australia , it is important to take some time to reflect on what we have achieved.

06.12.18

Early last year the Directors decided to launch a scholarship awarded to final year arts students at four tertiary institutions. Monash, Melbourne, RMIT and Deakin University.

06.12.18

The art world has faced many challenges and possibilities. One of the most exciting developments that we in the arts face is the advent of blockchain technology in the trading and cataloguing of art.

06.12.18

First four images from top: Opening of ArtChain Gallery, Box Hill, 28 November 2018

05.12.18

Falling Through the Gaps: Our Artists’ Health and Welfare by Dr Mark R.W. Williams, a Melbourne solicitor specialising in copyright law and the theatre, has almost sold out nationally.

04.10.18

In September it was with an air of familiarity and excited anticipation that I crossed the threshold of Carriageworks in Sydney’s Redfern for the third iteration of Sydney Contemporary - the premier art fair in Australia.

04.10.18

Artist, Ian Wieczorek, who moved from the UK to the Republic in 1992, says that the country is justifiably proud of its creative heritage, especially its storytelling traditions and literary luminaries like Beckett, Joyce, Yeats and Heaney.  

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