Topic: Creative industries

Building A Stronger Regional Community In Foster

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a bigger, better and more accessible Arts and Community Theatre for Foster in south Gippsland. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $50,000 for Foster Arts, Music and Drama Association to install new seating at Foster Community Theatre, so it can continue to be an important cultural and […]

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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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Once-In-A-Generation Transformation Of Arts Precinct

Melbourne will become home to Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery as part of a once-in-a-generation transformation of the arts precinct that will deliver new public space, better theatres and thousands of local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the Arts Centre Melbourne to announce a major redevelopment of Melbourne’s […]

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And The Helpmann Awards Go To…Victoria!

Australia’s most prestigious live performance awards, the Helpmann Awards, will leave Sydney and call Melbourne home for the first time next year. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the awards will be held in Australia’s cultural capital – Melbourne – from 2019 to 2021. This announcement comes on top of a […]

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Start Spreading The News – Melbourne To Host The Best Of New York City

Melbourne is set to take a bite out of the Big Apple this winter, with a city-wide festival to celebrate the strong cultural connections between New York City and the Victorian capital. A feature of the National Gallery of Victoria’s world-premiere exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, the MEL&NYC festival […]

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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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