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First Nations Roundtable: Advocating Arts

for arts and creative independents and organisations

First Nations’ Roundtables: Roundtable 6

Join us at the next roundtable forum.

Topic: Advocating Arts

Date: Friday 24 April 2020

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Join Chair of the First Nations Arts Strategy Panel, Wesley Enoch AM and Deputy Chair of The Australia Council for the Arts, Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin for this roundtable forum in an ongoing series of updates and discussions.

Guest speakers


About the series

The Australia Council for the Arts is hosting a series of First Nations’ Roundtables for arts and creative independents, and organisations, to discuss the current situation that affects us all in relation to COVID-19.

Watch the webinar recording

Contact us

Please contact Michael Hutchings directly if you require further information.

Phone: Michael Hutchings, Project Manager First Nations 0490 299 493


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