Topic: Creative industries

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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Perpetrators Face The Music As Pilot Program Launched

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s best known gig spots to stop sexual harassment and assault in live music venues. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the Corner Hotel in Richmond to launch the Sexual Harassment and Assault in Licensed Live […]

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White Night Ballarat Great News For Local Jobs And Traders

Ballarat will come alive and welcome thousands of visitors this weekend as White Night returns for a second time. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight, Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard and White Night Artistic Director David Atkins OAM in Ballarat today to officially launch the event and inspect […]

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New Talent Shines At Premier’s Literary Awards

Melbourne-based writer Sarah Krasnostein has scooped Australia’s richest literary prize at the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. Ms Krasnostein was presented the $100,000 Victorian Prize for Literature for her novel The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman’s Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay and Disaster. In addition to taking out the top honour, Ms Krasnostein was also awarded […]

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Gandhi Exhibition Coming Soon To Melbourne

A digital interactive exhibition celebrating the life and achievements of Mahatma Gandhi will be shown in Victoria, the home of the largest number of people with Indian heritage in Australia. Touring the Mahatma Gandhi Exhibition in Delhi today, Premier Daniel Andrews announced the Andrews Labor Government was supporting Victoria’s Immigration Museum to show the unique […]

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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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Film, Television And Games Set To Soar In 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victorian film, television and digital games projects with $10 million in new grants funding. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced 36 projects that have received funding in the latest round of grants from Film Victoria. Together, these projects will create more than 4,500 additional jobs for the […]

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Music Passport Helps Local Industry Break New Ground

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local music industry professionals connect with global music companies through its inaugural Music Passport Fast Track Fellowships program. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the fellowship recipients, saying the program is opening up international opportunities for local artists. Local music managers Charlotte Abroms of Hear Hear Music […]

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