Recent exhibitions and launches from January 2020
Are The Banks Our Friends Again? The answer is, probably not, but it appears they have become a lot easier to deal with and seem a little more open to discussions about the rate of interest on your loan as well as deferring repayments.
The ATO has announced a temporary simplified short cut method to make it easier for individual taxpayers to claim deductions for additional running expenses incurred (e.g., additional heating, cooling and lighting costs), as a result of working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Australia Council have created a program to assist struggling artists outside of all of the other forms of funding available.
This article seeks to provide a handy guide to financial assistance which is being made available by the Federal, State, and some municipal governments and as well as by individual funding bodies for the general public and for the creative industries in particular.
We again write to you warning you about new scams that are doing the rounds via either text messages or emails
You ask and maybe, just maybe, you may get! This announcement of the JobKeeper package heralds some help for the self employed and contractors.
The Federal Government recently announced (on 22nd March 2020) several Superannuation measures as part of its second stimulus package to assist self-funded retirees curb the economic impact Coronavirus.
While the stimulus announcements from both the Federal and various State Governments have been very welcome, there has been very little in the announced packages to support self employed small businesses.
On the 22 March 2020, The Commonwealth Government announced its second stage of its economic stimulus package to support the economy at this precarious time. These measures complement and in some cases replace announcements made on the 11 March.
In addition to the large scale Federal Government initiatives announced progressively, it is great that State Governments have also come to the party as far as announcing wide scale State Tax changes.
We here at Lowensteins have been pro-actively trying to adapt to the ever increasing developments and the ever-changing environment.
We are again delighted to announce the winners of the scholarship awards to Australian final year visual art students.
As part of Lowensteins' commitment to the arts and improving the cultural climate of Australia, I have become involved with Melbourne University to put together an ARC Linkage project proposal for reform of the visual arts sector in Australia.
As we turn our attention to the summer holidays and 2019 swiftly flows away into the pages of history, it is useful to reflect on the past business year.
The Countess Report is Amy Prcevich, Elvis Richardson and Miranda Samuels - an independent artist run initiative that publishes data on gender representation in the Australian contemporary art world.
Alison Croggon writes about how arts performance criticism has collapsed in Australia.
Following Evan’s talk on ‘The Taxation of Art and Collectables’ to the 2019 August Breakfast Clubs, published in the September Newsletter, one of our readers, Adrian Ward, sent us information about a global report commissioned by Barclays Bank.
As we are well into the tax season, this year we thought it best to remind people that they need to lodge their returns by the middle of May 2020.
Recent exhibitions and launches from September - November 2019.
Home was the Australian Galleries, founded by his parents Anne and Tam in 1956. Stuart was ten when it opened and that’s when his real education began, he says.
While celebrating forty years with an exhibition of fine traditional art works, Christopher Day can reflect that the endurance of his gallery in Paddington makes him the longest single owner in Sydney.
Syrie Payne manages the ACF’s fundraising platform and Chris Keely, former general manager of SBS' Food and Movie channels, has been appointed Executive Director of Create NSW.