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Should projects like Kill Climate Deniers receive government funding?

When Kill Climate Deniers received government funding through ArtsACT in 2014, conservative commentators including Andrew Bolt criticised the project, and ACT Liberal Minister Brendan Smyth pushed to have the funding withdrawn. Smyth’s comments have provided us an opportunity to begin a conversation about whether or nor taxpayer funds should go to ‘political’ art, and whether […]