Category: Minister for Creative Industries

Are You Talkin’ ACMI? First Look At SCORSESE Exhibition

The life and works of one of cinema’s most influential filmmakers will go on show at ACMI this week with the launch of the Australian-exclusive exhibition SCORSESE. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley was at ACMI today as the final pieces of the exhibition were installed. The exhibition features hundreds of items that reflect on […]

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From Dandenong To The World – Supporting Artists At Home And Abroad

A youth theatre program in Dandenong is one of 96 arts projects across the state to share in more than $1.6 million through the Andrews Labor Government’s VicArts Grants Program. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley met with members of Dandenong’s SeaACT theatre group today to announce the funding and preview their project Stories from […]

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Taking Our Creative Industries To The Regions

From circus in Sea Lake to music in Mildura, Victoria’s reputation as the creative state has been boosted by the largest ever investment in regional touring by the Andrews Labor Government. Minster for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced over $1.6 million to support a range of regional tours over the next three years, including […]

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Victorian Arts Organisations Cut $2 Million By Turnbull

The Victorian creative industries sector is reeling from the impacts of more than $2 million of cuts announced by the Australia Council announced today. The Australia Council today released its four year funding arrangements for small to medium arts organisations and cut funding to 20 of Victoria’s most successful and innovative cultural organisations. Victorian organisations […]

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Saving The Palais, Fresh Talent: Investing In The Future Of Victorian Music

Victoria’s music cred is about to get even stronger with the Andrews Labor  Government announcing almost $500,000 for local musicians and music initiatives, as well as kicking off the project to upgrade one of Melbourne’s most iconic music venues. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley brought together music industry veterans and fresh faces at St […]

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Jobs At The Heart Of Our Creative State

Victoria has confirmed its status as Australia’s creative leader, with an ambitious new plan from the Andrews Labor Government that will create jobs, develop local talent and grow the state’s $23 billion creative and cultural economy. The Victorian Budget 2016/17 provides $152 million to deliver a strong program of support to the creative and cultural […]

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Architects Announced For State Library Redevelopment

A consortium of internationally celebrated architects has been selected to design the $83.1 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 redevelopment. Multi-award winning Australasian design firm Architectus will join forces with Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, one of Scandinavia’s most recognised architectural practices, to transform the iconic building. Architectus is known for its delivery of complex and […]

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Next Steps For Our Creative State

Victoria’s first creative industries strategy – Creative State released last night unveiled an ambitious plan to build the state’s film, television, digital games, design, fashion and arts sectors will have a prominent Advisory Board oversee its delivery. Designed to grow the state’s $23 billion creative and cultural economy, the Creative State strategy comprises 40 funded […]

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Creative State To Spark Innovation At Gallery Kaiela

Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley today visited Shepparton’s Gallery Kaiela to announce a $20,000 Marketing Innovation grant. Last night, Mr Foley unveiled Creative State, Victoria’s first creative industries strategy and the centrepiece of a $152 million funding package to be included in the 2016-17 Victorian Budget next week. Designed to grow the state’s $23 […]

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Latrobe Valley At The Regional Heart Of Our Creative State

A new performing arts building will be constructed, and the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre will be refurbished as part of a $10 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing in Traralgon to make the funding announcement for the Latrobe Valley to develop […]

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