What the arts industry can learn from Lego Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Electrical fault identified as cause of La Mama blaze Arson has been ruled out as the cause of the fire which gutted the heritage-listed Carlton theatre on Saturday morning. Review: De Stroyed at fortyfivedownstairs The writing, life and person of Simone de Beauvoir reimagined and expanded in a nuanced exploration of the vicissitudes of love. On the Move: Latest sector appointments and departures A new Senior Curator at Monash Gallery of Art, Adelaide Fringe appoints Head of Industry and Artist Fund, and more. Is the sector over-reliant on volunteers? When you call a plumber do you stop and think "is this person getting paid?" No, because we have labour laws that ensure people are paid for their work. So why do we seem to accept that a different standard applies to workers in the creative industries? (Premium content) Premium content Fiona Maxwell Friday 25 August, 2017 In times of challenge, organisations in different sectors can teach the arts valuable lessons about streamlining and sticking with what we're good at. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Fiona Maxwell is the CEO of Brisbane Powerhouse. Her career has spanned the non-profit, government and university sectors in Australia and the USA. Prior to Brisbane Powerhouse, Fiona was Queensland Manager for Philanthropy Australia, establishing the Brisbane office and supporting philanthropists and non-profits alike to grow the sector.Fiona’s role as Queensland Manager, Artsupport Australia encompassed growing cultural philanthropy as well as supporting the non-profit sector to build stronger and more sustainable relationships with its supporters. Prior to this role, Fiona was Executive Director of the Next Wave Festival. She has been Chair and board member of organisations including industry service and peak bodies, an internet start-up and philanthropic grant-making committees. Fiona holds a Bachelor of Arts from QUT, and a Masters from the University of New South Wales.