Topic: Creative industries

Live Streaming Festival Helping Connect Victoria

Communities across Victoria and the world will be able to enjoy a night of livestreamed music and comedy this Saturday — keeping people connected during the coronavirus pandemic. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the Delivered, Live Streaming Festival will stream live music and comedy acts into the homes everywhere, including those in country communities doing it tough through periods […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Students Think Creatively Alongside Top Industry Talent

Hundreds of students from 14 schools across Victoria will work side-by-side with leading creative professionals this year, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Creative Learning Partnerships program. The program encourages students from Foundation to Year 10 to think outside of the box and partner with a creative practitioner or organisation to undertake a project […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

New MCG Museum Celebrates Nation’s Sporting History

The time-honoured Melbourne Cricket Ground today made history of its own with the opening of a landmark transformation of the Australian Sports Museum. More history will be made at the famous stadium in eight days when the final of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup is played, and that story will one day be told […]

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Harry Potter Magic Breaks New Ground In Melbourne

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has established a new standard for blockbuster plays in Australia, drawing more than 325,000 attendees through the doors of the Princess Theatre in a run now entering its second year. Opening to rave reviews 12 months ago, the production officially celebrates its first birthday this Sunday, 1 March. The […]

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Second Yalingwa Visual Arts Fellowship Announced

Kokatha and Nukunu woman Yhonnie Scarce has been awarded a $60,000 fellowship for remarkable First Peoples artists, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Yalingwa initiative. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley was at TarraWarra Museum of Art today to announce Ms Scarce as the recipient of the 2020 Yalingwa Fellowship, in recognition of her […]

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Taking Local Creative Talent Across The State

A smorgasbord of creative events and performances are set to tour Victoria’s regional cities and towns in 2020, including hip-hop, ballet, theatre, orchestras and children’s shows. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Touring Victoria program, with nearly $600,000 helping nine grant recipients take 160 creative […]

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Local Team Shaping Bendigo’s Creative Hub

Bendigo’s new creative industries hub continues to grow with the appointment of the Local Advisory Group and the official naming of the space as The Studio. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated the ten members of the new Advisory Group who will work with ACMI to ensure the program and operations of The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries, Northern Victoria Region

Ashes Urn Steps Up To The Crease For Summer In Melbourne

This year’s summer of cricket is set to be marvellous as Victorians get the rare chance to see the sport’s greatest icon – the Ashes urn – on display at State Library Victoria. Visiting Australia for only the third time in 137 years, the original Ashes urn is on show as part of the State […]

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Latest Grants Support Local Northside Creativity

From international performances to community collaborations, the creative minds of Northcote will be supported through the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s arts grants. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous at Gertrude Contemporary art gallery today to congratulate the local artists who have received grants through the VicArts […]

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First Peoples To Shape Victoria’s Creative Future

For the first time, Victoria’s First Peoples will have a formalised leadership role when creative and cultural policies are developed, with the appointment of Creative Victoria’s new First Peoples Partnership Group. Eleven positions on the First Peoples Partnership Group will embed Aboriginal self-determination and community voice throughout the development and delivery of Victoria’s next creative […]

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