The Junction

Brett Wolfenden (centre) says the turnout will be huge when festivals come back.

Years to recovery: independent music festivals could be lost

June 5, 2020

At least 20,000 music events have been cancelled in Australia because of the virus. Molly Jones talks to people in the industry about what the future of live music may look like.

DJ and music blogger Sean Tayler.

Triple J Requestival is pure chaos – in the best possible way

June 1, 2020

If you told me a week ago that the best thing for Australian music would be to let the public choose what gets played on the radio, I wouldn’t believe you.

Australian plan to bombard the Pacific with

Australian $17m ‘soft power’ TV push in Pacific misses mark

May 29, 2020

Homegrown Australian television shows to the tune of $17.1 million will be broadcast in the Pacific in...

Teaching online dance classes wasn't quite the change professional dancer Camille Bracher was expecting.

Pandemic-driven job insecurity forces dancers online

April 28, 2020

Ballet dancer Camille Bracher was aware she was going to have to change her path, but it wasn't quite what she expected.

Photo: Paweł Bukowski on Unsplash

Australian music industry documents million-dollar losses from COVID-19

April 25, 2020

Within a month, distancing measures taken to flatten the curve of COVID-19 have wiped more than 300 million dollars from the Australian music industry.

Yuki Kawasaki, editor of Japan's Mixmag. Photo: supplied.

Pandemic and public perceptions crushing Japan’s music industry

April 24, 2020

Music magazine editor Yuki Kawasaki streams music to an empty nightclub as Tokyo's famed nightlife grinds to a halt.

Street art on the side of the art deco Cameo Cinemas in Belgrave, Victoria in the outer metropolitan federal seat of La Trobe. Photo: Zainah Mertakusuma

Coronavirus-related cuts devastate local creative industries

April 20, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc in Australia's screen sector, shutting down production and causing thousands to lose their jobs.

Art therapy can help during the Covid-19 lockdown. Photo by Brooke Festa

Art therapy: a way to cope

April 15, 2020

As we walk through this pandemic as a global collective, artistic mediums and creative outlets seem to be the one thing connecting us

Rikki was inspired to have a graduation for her friend after seeing other events being held in-game in response to coronavirus cancellations. Screenshot by Rikki Ocampos

New Horizons for those on lockdown

April 15, 2020

Across the globe, millions of people are waking up to their very own island paradise. Each day consists...

Ethan Aupapa:

The price models pay

March 12, 2020

The modelling industry is usually associated with glamour and fame; what is not usually shown or discussed...

Rizcel starring as Pauline, a young ambitious designer, in a recent independent film. (Source: Kevin Shin)

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

December 20, 2019

Why the key to Australia’s on-screen diversity lies behind the writer’s room

The Future of Community Television

November 29, 2019

Founded in 1994, Channel 31 is a lively community television station that oozes creativity and flair....

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.