Women and the Arts

Gender equality in participation, art education and artists incomes must be a core part of culture and the arts in Australia.

Recent updates:

  • The conversation on gender inequality, harassment, discrimination and intimidation in the arts after #MeToo has just started – Melanie Kembrey, ‘Australian women call time on abuse of power in art world’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 15 September 2018


  • Jo Caust asks the question: Women dominate the arts industry and make up the majority of audiences, so why are so few represented in leadership roles as directors and choreographers? – Jo Caust, ‘To fix gender inequality in the arts we need more women chairing boards’, The Conversation, Monday 25 June 2018