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OUR EQUITY ACTION PLAN

This Equity Action Plan (EQAP) is an extension of Theatre Network Australia’s 2020-2024 Strategic Plan, and is based on a human rights framework where every human has the right to participate in cultural life.[1] [1] Article 27 of the UN human rights charter, of which Australia is a signatory. In order to achieve systemic change, … Continue reading OUR EQUITY ACTION PLAN

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Behind the Scenes Podcast August 2020

Melbourne-based dance artist and Wiradjuri man Joel Bray talks to Chris Thompson about the online performance pivot, being busy in a pandemic and his first upcoming dance film.  Jamie Lewis gives an update on TNA’s Crisis Cash Campaign,  the need for ongoing advocacy and her own international collaborations. Listen here.

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Advocating for a Secure Creative Future for Australia

TNA, along with an alliance of performing arts peak organisations,[1] has been working on a grass-roots campaign of meetings with Members of Parliament and Candidates, as we head to the election in May. We believe an industry roadmap should bring together the following priorities: Establish a National Indigenous Arts and Cultural Authority to provide leadership and … Continue reading Advocating for a Secure Creative Future for Australia

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TNA Advocacy Update

As we head to the 2019 Federal Election, TNA is joining the other performing arts peak orgs to call for a more secure creative vision for Australia. We are calling for all sides of politics: a. To support the development of NIACA – a National Indigenous Arts and Cultural Authority – Read our joint letter … Continue reading TNA Advocacy Update

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