Category: Minister for Creative Industries

Calling For The Best Victorian Designs Of The Year

The 2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards are open for entries, with innovative projects from across the state’s design and architectural community eligible to be nominated. Established by the Victorian Government in 1996, the Design Awards shine the spotlight on Victorian designers and businesses that excel in their use of design to transform products, services, spaces […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road Roars Into White Night Reimagined

The post-apocalyptic world of Mad Max will burst off the screen and into Melbourne in a spectacular world-first event, with the Andrews Labor Government unveiling the final part of the White Night Reimagined program. Taking over the forecourt of Melbourne Museum, Mad Max: Fury Road will be a standout of the White Night Reimagined program, […]

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New Beginning For Melbourne’s Regent Theatre

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting a major transformation of Melbourne’s Regent Theatre before the curtain rises on its next blockbuster production. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley was at the Regent today to see progress on the theatre’s first upgrade since the heritage site reopened to the public in 1996. The Labor Government will […]

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Looking To The Creative Future Of The Great South Coast

Community members across the Great South Coast are being encouraged to share their views on what creativity means to them and how it could bring new opportunities, investment, visitors and jobs to their town for the region’s first creative industries strategy. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today called for insights and ideas for the […]

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Victoria’s Creative Future In Your Hands

Victoria’s position as the creative and cultural capital of Australia will be further strengthened as the Andrews Labor Government kicks off the development of the next creative industries strategy. Victorians are invited to contribute insights and ideas to a statewide consultation that will inform that strategy, grow our $31 billion creative economy, create new jobs […]

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Arts Grants Bring Big Events To Small Towns

Some of Victoria’s smallest towns will share in a big dose of creativity thanks to an injection of more than $100,000 by the Andrews Labor Government to help local groups bring performers to the regions. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced that 13 community groups across Victoria had received support through the latest […]

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ACMI To Lead Bendigo Creative Industries Hub

The team behind one of Melbourne’s leading creative institutions, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), will bring the much-anticipated Bendigo Creative Industries Hub to life. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced ACMI as the new operator of the Hub which will be located at the former Morley’s Emporium site on Mitchell […]

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Grants To Boost All-Ages Gigs Across Victoria

The next generation of music lovers and creators will have more opportunities to enjoy live music thanks to a new program from the Andrews Labor Government supporting all-ages gigs across Victoria. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced The Push All-Ages Grants at the second annual CHANGES music conference. Managed by youth music organisation […]

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Local Power Duo To Lead New Winter Festival

Two home-grown, globally acclaimed creative leaders will join forces as the inaugural Co-Artistic Directors of Melbourne’s blockbuster new festival kicking off in winter 2020. Director and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek and artist, curator and festival director Hannah Fox have been announced as Co-Artistic Directors of the yet-to-be-named festival which will run for 18 days. One of […]

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New President For ACMI And Its Renewal

Business leader and digital transformation expert Janet Matton has been appointed president of the board of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI). Ms Matton brings a wealth of expertise in complex business management and global operations to the helm of Australia’s national museum of film, TV, videogames and digital culture. With more than […]

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