Australia’s arts boards are broken. The very ground on which our arts organisations and institutions are built is unpredictable, unsteady and (increasingly) unsafe.
Whether it manifests in low-regulated incorporated associations, more closely monitored limited companies or statutory bodies, the essence of the sector’s governance model takes a team of volunteers with low-level, tangential or (we hope) transferable skills and experience and puts them in charge of a team of paid professionals.
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