Topic: Creative industries

Victoria To Honour Legacy Of Nelson Mandela

Melbourne will host the world premiere of the MANDELA My Life exhibition in September 2018. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Sello Hatang today at Melbourne Museum, where the exhibition will premiere to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. It will be the first time […]

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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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Giving A Voice To Feminist Writers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Australian feminist writers, readers, speakers and artists connect and share their work in Victoria. Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins today announced funding for the 2018 Feminist Writers Festival at the State Library of Victoria. The $45,000 investment recognises the important role of the arts and media in challenging sexism […]

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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries, Minister for Equality

Planning Approvals For Shepparton Arts Museum

The Andrews Labor Government has given the green light for a major project in Shepparton, creating jobs, boosting tourism and growing the local economy. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced approvals for the amendment of the Shepparton Planning Scheme to fast-track a redevelopment of the Shepparton Arts Museum (SAM). The Museum is already one […]

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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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