NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


Professor Cat Hope considers the potential benefits of an Australian Academy of the Arts. She asks: “How do we get a voice to government on behalf of the broader creative arts community that incorporates the nexus of industry and education in the creative arts?” It’s an ACE question.

In the mid-1990s I embarked on a doctorate, deploying social research to study the field of artistic production. In the mid-2000s I embarked on a second doctorate, deploying creative writing to study questions of embodiment. The motivation for each project was similar: I wanted to investigate a phenomenon

The University of Canberra is gearing up for a new intake of Army, Navy and Air Force participants as the Australian Defence Force launches the next round of its AARTS program.  The ADF Arts for Recovery, Resilience, Teamwork and Skills (AARTS) program is a four week intensive designed to support