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Australia's creative industry is shockingly white. Don't be discouraged | Beverley Wang

A new report into arts leadership is disturbing – but by its measures, Karl Stefanovic counts as a diverse hire. The real situation is even worse

There’s a popular saying among those of us who champion representation: that you cannot be what you cannot see.

If you have leafed through Diversity Arts Australia’s report into the state of cultural diversity in Australian arts, media and creative sectors, which was launched on Wednesday, you know that we absolutely cannot see enough diversity in the leadership of our arts, media and creative organisations. What we can see clearly, though, is the necessity of this research and its findings.

I have only had two executives from a Cald background. One of them was Michelle Guthrie, and we all saw how that ended

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