Category: Minister for Creative Industries

Investing In The Next Generation Of Women In Games

Opportunities for women working in digital games will now be stronger than ever before, thanks to $140,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government to support a series of professional placements for women. Announcing the grants through Film Victoria’s Games Professional Placements program, Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley said the placements are part of […]

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Melbourne Made Game Puts The Ashes At Your Fingertips

Melbourne’s sporting and digital games industries have teamed up to create a groundbreaking new game that will give people of all ages the chance to strap on the pads and play for the Ashes. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today joined Bushrangers star Glen Maxwell at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today to launch Melbourne-made […]

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Van Gogh Makes A $56 Million Dollar Mark On Melbourne

The sun may have set on the record-breaking Van Gogh and the Seasons exhibition but its impact is still being felt, with new data revealing the exhibition generated almost $56 million for the Victorian economy. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the huge economic impact the world premiere exhibition had on Victoria, demonstrating […]

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100,000 Pieces Of Victoria’s History Now Online

A further 100,000 of Victoria’s cultural objects are now online for more Victorians to enjoy for many years to come, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today joined representatives from museums and collecting organisations across the state at Melbourne Museum to celebrate the landmark achievement by Victoria Collections. Victorian […]

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Wallace And Gromit And Friends Set For Summer In Melbourne

Wallace and Gromit and their charming friends will continue their starring role at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image throughout summer, with the extension of the smash-hit exhibition. Showcasing the claymation creations of Aardman Animations, Wallace and Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman has been a hit with audiences of all ages since […]

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Victorian Series Takes The Field On Milestone Day For Girls

Mustangs FC, a Victorian-made TV series supported by the Andrews Labor Government, will lead celebrations for International Day of the Girl with a special screening at Federation Square tonight. Victorian producers Amanda Higgs and Rachel Davis led a strong female team to create Mustangs FC, which follows a group of girls who abandon the sidelines […]

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Melbourne Art Trams Roll Out For 2017

The Andrews Labor Government has launched the first Art Tram for the year, with another seven set to roll out onto the network in the coming weeks. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined Victorian artist and graphic designer Bushra Hasan today to launch the first Art Tram – a collaboration between tram loving locals […]

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Game-Changing Project To Combat Homophobia

The Andrews Labor Government is embarking on a creative new approach to reduce homophobia in the community by employing the techniques and technologies of digital games. Leading Victorian games studio, Mighty Games, has partnered with the Victorian AIDS Council and Victoria University to create an engaging digital app that will give players of all ages […]

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Works Start On State Library Victoria’s Transformation

Work is kicking off on the $88.1 million project to transform State Library Victoria following the latest multi-million dollar donation to the project and more than $60 million from the Andrews Labor Government. Philanthropists Jane Hansen and Paul Little have made a $3.5 million donation through the Hansen Little Foundation to reinvigorate two of the […]

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World Of Games Headed To Melbourne For Games Week

Melbourne will be once again be on display to the world with prestigious games conference and accelerator program Global Top Round headed to Victoria as part of the third instalment of Melbourne International Games Week. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined local game developers today to launch the 2017 Games Week program and announce […]

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