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* The Retreat Of Our National Drama

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JULIAN MEYRICK is Professor of Creative Arts, Flinders University and a theatre director and scholar. He has directed many award-winning productions, most recently the 2012 Helpmann winner, Angela’s Kitchen. He has published widely on Australian theatre, cultural policy and contemporary dramaturgy and is completing a series of case studies on the relationship between creative practice and arts funding.

* Networking: Commercial Television in Australia, A History by Nick Herd

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* Enlightenment or Entitlement? Rethinking tertiary music education

by Peter Tregear
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PETER TREGEAR is a prize-winning performer, author and music academic. A doctoral graduate of King’s College Cambridge, he has held teaching positions in both the UK and Australia. In July 2012 he was appointed Head of School and Professor of Music at the School of Music of the Australian National University.

* Not at a Cinema Near You

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