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The Australian Music Vault Strikes The Perfect Chord

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating a new era for Australian music with the official opening of the Australian Music Vault – a contemporary exhibition and hall of fame. Minister for the Creative Industries Martin Foley today joined Music Vault patrons at Arts Centre Melbourne for the official opening of the site. The Music Vault […]

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Taking Victorian Creators To The Next Level

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the first 21 recipients of the ground-breaking Creators Fund – supporting Victoria’s creative minds to take their innovative projects to the next level. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated Victorian creatives working across a range of industries, who will share in $700,000 to support their projects and […]

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NGV Triennial Showcases A World Of Creativity

The National Gallery of Victoria has launched its most ambitious exhibition to date, with works from more than 100 artists from 32 countries now on show as part of the NGV Triennial. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today celebrated the launch of the landmark exhibition, which showcases contemporary art, design and architecture from around […]

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Driving Creativity Across Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is developing a new plan to grow creative jobs, events and activities in regional Victoria – and local communities will help shape it. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today called on regionally-based artists, creative practitioners, businesses and community members to share their views on how to strengthen creative industries in […]

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Victorian Design Leaders Descend On Hong Kong

A delegation of more than 50 Victorian design leaders has attended one of the world’s most prestigious design events – Hong Kong Business of Design Week. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley said Hong Kong Business of Design Week was a celebration of the latest design innovations from around the world – attracting more than […]

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Latest Music Grants Provide A Mixtape Of Music Opportunities

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian music ring out on the stage, on screen and in studios across the globe thanks to the latest round of grants through the Andrews’ program. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced $550,000 in grants through the Labor Government’s Music Works program to support a diverse range […]

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Blockbuster Fashion Exhibition Draws Record Crowds

The NGV’s recent collection of garments from global fashion powerhouse Dior drew more than 276,000 visitors, making it the biggest exhibition of its kind. Attracting fashion lovers from across Victoria and beyond, the world premiere fashion exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture was the NGV’s most successful ticketed fashion exhibition to […]

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Grants To Bring Big Arts Experiences To Regional Communities

Regional restaurants, theatres, golf clubs, historic houses and community halls will be transformed into arts venues, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced $66,000 in grants through the Small Regional Presenters program to help local community groups and arts councils bring a range of performances to […]

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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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