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Australia's Arts Minister Sacked; New Cultural Policy In Jeopardy?
On Thursday, Simon Crean, the veteran politician who introduced the comprehensive policy to general acclaim last week, led a sudden challenge to Prime Minister Julia Gillard's leadership of the Australian Labor Party. When the coup failed, Gillard fired Crean from the ministry, and for now no one is certain of what will happen to the cultural plan Crean oversaw.
Crikey (Australia) 03/22/13
Posted March 22, 2013 12:53 AM
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