The Aboriginal Art Directory (AAD) News provides news and reviews industry-wide, and is a noted source of archive material for the industry.
The mainstay of the News has been Jeremy Eccles, an ex-BBC political correspondent, and head of Current Affairs for Radio Hong Kong.
Jeremy has written about Indigenous art, theatre, dance, film and literature in most Australian newspapers, the Sydney Review and local art magazines – particularly the Art Market Report, Eyeline and Art Almanac– and overseas in Asiaweek, The Financial Times and on Bachtrack website.
His 1998 documentary film ‘Art from the Heart?’ was shown three times on ABC TV and at international film festivals.
Jeremy Eccles is an elected member of the International Association of Art Critics.
The AAD News also invites highly-esteemed contributing writers, which to date include:
Adrian Newstead (founder of Cooee Art)
Ralph Hobbs (founder Nanda\Hobbs)
Susan McCulloch (Everywhen Artspace and the McCulloch encyclopedia)
Jennifer Isaacs (author)
Prof Larissa Behrendt (RMIT)
Nicholas Forrest (art analyst and collector)
Frannie Hopkirk (writer)