Dame Changer – senior power for grass roots opportunities

The gender fight morphs again to support mid and early career women to develop a power base.
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Used and dumped – not this time round. Image: Nora Heysen’s painting of Transport driver (Aircraftwoman Florence Miles). Nora Heysen was the first female war artist, and struggled hard to get close to the war in New Guinea after painting a lot of lovely portraits of senior nurses.

The second wave renaissance of the Australian screen sector had several parents, from Whitlam’s river of cash into the ABC, the rise of tax mechanisms and the sheer energy of a new generation chafing at the bit. 

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