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ABC's Artscape discusses the National Cultural Policy

The ABC program, Artscape, discusses the proposed National Cultural Policy with a panel of experts:
Professor David Throsby, cultural economist

  • Clare Bowditch, ARIA award winning musician and board member of Music Victoria
  • Marcus Westbury, festival director and writer
  • Wesley Enoch, award winning playwright and Artistic Director of Queensland Theatre Company
  • Sue Cato, media consultant and member of several arts boards.

In the audience were the Minister for the Arts, the Hon. Simon Crean, as well as artists, musicians, broadcasters, philanthropists, arts administrators, including Sue Donnelly, Executive Director of AMPAG. She discussed the contribution of the private sector to the performing arts sector, and explained what the private sector is looking for in a National Cultural Policy. She can be viewed at 37:25 -