Category: Minister for Creative Industries

Commission Gets To The Heart Of Creative State

A groundbreaking First Nations theatre project will bring the stories of generations of Victorian Koorie women to life and kickstart a new generation of Aboriginal theatre makers in Victoria. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley announced today that ILBIJERRI Theatre Company, in partnership with Boonwurrung Custodian Caroline Martin, will receive $931,450 to create their Bagurrk […]

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New Funding Champions Women In Screen

Women working in the film and television industry will be better supported to build their professional and leadership skills, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government program to improve representation in the sector. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the latest round of Film Victoria’s Women’s Professional and Leadership Development Program, which will support […]

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Big Apple Blockbuster Brings MoMA Masterpieces To The NGV

More than 200 masterpieces from the MoMA will be on display at the NGV from tomorrow – kicking off a city-wide festival of that will celebrate the culture and creativity of Melbourne and New York. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined the media this morning to preview MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern […]

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New Program To Kickstart Creative Startups

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new business development program to kickstart the next generation of creative and cultural businesses. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced Foundry658 – an accelerator program that will help emerging creative entrepreneurs, organisations and collectives turn their ideas into successful businesses. The program is an initiative of […]

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Creating jobs and inspiring creative talent

More Victorians will be able to enjoy our museums and galleries with plans to redevelop and protect some of our biggest cultural attractions – helping to create jobs, boost the economy and inspire creative talent. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 includes $78.7 million to revolutionise the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), keep our creative […]

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Music Market: Where Victorian Music Calls Home

Victorian music has a new home, with the Andrews Labor Government announcing a one-stop shop for local musicians to work, learn, collaborate and do business. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley and Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today joined members of the music industry in Collingwood to announce the Music Market. Music Market will open […]

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ACMI Revamp To Drive Jobs, Tourism And Creativity

Melbourne’s Australian Centre for the Moving Image will be transformed to become one of the world’s leading museums for screen culture – attracting more visitors, creating jobs and inspiring creative talent. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the Andrews Labor Government will provide $31.6 million in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for the biggest […]

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NGV Triennial Breaks Records With One Million Visitors

The National Gallery of Victoria’s contemporary art blockbuster – the NGV Triennial – has welcomed its one millionth visitor, making it the most attended exhibition in the gallery’s 157-year history. With two weeks still to go, the summer exhibition has delighted and inspired visitors of all ages, attracting tourists from across Australia and around the […]

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A Creative Transformation For Geelong

Geelong’s creative industries will be inspired to transform underutilised spaces into new cultural hubs as part of new initiatives supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens today visited the Geelong Performing Arts Centre to announce new $250,000 in funding to support the local creative […]

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Big Ideas, Bigger Projects In The Creative State

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on Victoria’s creative community to pitch ideas for ambitious, ground-breaking projects that will boost Victoria’s reputation as the creative state. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today opened applications for the Creative State Commissions program for organisations, studios, companies and collectives working in any creative field. The program responds […]

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