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: Saturday 21 June, 2014

Country Arts SA brings it all together

A photograph of two hands rummaging through a pile of tifts of hair in a variety of colours.

[caption id="attachment_3767" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photography by Helen Crawford[/caption] Country Arts SA and Country Health SA Local Health Network Mental Health are pleased to announce the launch of 'Bringing it all together - Guidelines for Arts and Mental Health Projects'. As part of the roll out of this new resource in...

Posted: Thursday 19 June, 2014

Cultural Shift Increasing Disability Leadership

Two panels of black and white illustration, each filling half of the image. In the left image, a woman dressed in Vicorian-era clothing simultaneously speaks into an old-style telephone hand-piece held against her mouth, and listens from another hand piece held against her ear. In the right-hand side image a Victorian-era dressed man, with a goatee beard and moustache, holds a telephone hand piece against his left ear, and another against his right ear.

Leadership in disability and arts is a hot topic for discussion right now. The Australia Council for the Arts is bringing  Jo Verrent to Australia to speak in each capital city on the topic and is inviting applications for the Sync leadership program. Now Arts Access Australia's CEO, Emma Bennison...

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...