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Posted: Thursday 31 July, 2014

Feisty Artists Get Visible

A photograph of David Paul Jobling sticking yellow post-it notes on fellow Armature#2 participant, Chris Dyke.

Guest Blogger: David Paul Jobling I believe a majority of people don’t think about art because it doesn’t get promoted or seen as often as it should, compared to sports, for example. I think the same is true about disability and the work of disabled artists! I wish someone would remind broadcasters and...

Posted: Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Jo Verrent hits Adelaide

A group of people talking following Jo's Adelaide forum.

UK disabled artist and producer battled a wet and chilly night in Adelaide to where her thoughts  on the opportunity to everyone that diversity can offer, as Jo says "it's delicious, not divergent". [caption id="attachment_3761" align="alignnone" width="600"] Jo Verrent speaks with audience members following her forum in Adelaide.[/caption] In Adelaide...

Posted: Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Leadership and diversity – Challenging Assumptions

A photograph of Jo Verrent delivering a presentation.

Guest Blogger: Mowenna Collett In Australia there are often discussion about the lack of diversity in leadership positions across the country. There are several groups that are generally underrepresented and solutions often turn to setting targets or quotas to increase under-represented groups. One such group that would benefit from being prioritised, not to...

Posted: Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Sync Leadership Training

An image of a black board with words; Leadership, Drive change, Motivate, Create, Communicate circled and connected by lines.

The Australia Council is inviting applications from Australian cultural leaders and influencers with disability to participate in an intensive leadership development residency being held take place in Sydney from 22-26 October 2014. The 
Sync Leadership residency is a programme for up to 12 people with disability designed to take the...