Category: Minister for Creative Industries

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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Builder And Artful Transformation Ready To Go For GPAC

Work on Geelong Performing Arts Centre’s $38.5 million Ryrie Street Redevelopment will kick off in a matter of weeks with the appointment of award-winning builders Kane Constructions to deliver the project. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined local dancers of all ages from the Val Hannah School of Dancing and Karen Feldman Dance Studio […]

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Backing Small Shows That Have A Big Impact On Regional Towns

Regional community groups are taking top music and theatre performances across Victoria with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced $17,000 in support for four regional arts councils and groups through the latest round of the Labor Government’s Small Regional Presenters program. Growing Regional Arts In Nathalia (G.R.A.I.N), […]

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New Arcade Proves Games Are A Serious Business For Victoria

Home to Academy Award and BAFTA winners and the creators of some of the world’s most popular digital games, an unassuming building in South Melbourne is the epicentre of Victoria’s thriving games industry. The Arcade, Australia’s largest co-working space dedicated to the digital games, animation and technology industries, has powered up with new expanded premises […]

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Turning Up The Volume On The Australian Music Vault

Australia’s music hall of fame will have a dedicated space in Melbourne when the Australian Music Vault opens later this year. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced a new partnership between Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) that will see the ARIA Hall of Fame incorporated in the Australian […]

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