Topic: Creative industries

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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Wheeler Centre Appoints A New Board Chair

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed the appointment of local business leader Susan Oliver as the new Chair of the Wheeler Centre board. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated Ms Oliver on joining Australia’s only centre dedicated to books, writing and ideas based in Melbourne. Susan Oliver is an experienced company director of […]

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The Australian Music Vault Strikes The Perfect Chord

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating a new era for Australian music with the official opening of the Australian Music Vault – a contemporary exhibition and hall of fame. Minister for the Creative Industries Martin Foley today joined Music Vault patrons at Arts Centre Melbourne for the official opening of the site. The Music Vault […]

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Taking Victorian Creators To The Next Level

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the first 21 recipients of the ground-breaking Creators Fund – supporting Victoria’s creative minds to take their innovative projects to the next level. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated Victorian creatives working across a range of industries, who will share in $700,000 to support their projects and […]

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NGV Triennial Showcases A World Of Creativity

The National Gallery of Victoria has launched its most ambitious exhibition to date, with works from more than 100 artists from 32 countries now on show as part of the NGV Triennial. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today celebrated the launch of the landmark exhibition, which showcases contemporary art, design and architecture from around […]

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Getting It Done: Taking White Night Up Another Notch

Melbourne and Ballarat will shine more brightly than ever next year, with new projections, more live music and some old crowd favourites highlighting White Night 2018. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today launched the programs for White Night 2018 in Melbourne and Ballarat, which will deliver a feast for the senses right […]

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Driving Creativity Across Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is developing a new plan to grow creative jobs, events and activities in regional Victoria – and local communities will help shape it. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today called on regionally-based artists, creative practitioners, businesses and community members to share their views on how to strengthen creative industries in […]

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Ancient Greece Meets Modern Melbourne With New Benaki Museum Exchange

A new collaboration between the world-renowned Benaki Museum in Greece and Melbourne’s Hellenic Museum will see leading Australian artist Sam Jinks show a new major commission inspired by the Parthenon in Athens. Touring the Benaki Museum, Premier Daniel Andrews announced the new partnership, which will also see the Hellenic Museum receive from the Benaki Museum […]

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Victorian Design Leaders Descend On Hong Kong

A delegation of more than 50 Victorian design leaders has attended one of the world’s most prestigious design events – Hong Kong Business of Design Week. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley said Hong Kong Business of Design Week was a celebration of the latest design innovations from around the world – attracting more than […]

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Walk With A Survivor: Jewish Holocaust Centre

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the development of a new virtual reality exhibition that tells the stories of survivors of the Holocaust. Premier Daniel Andrews announced a $30,000 contribution for Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre to develop the new exhibition during a visit to Yad Vashem in Jerusalem today. The ‘Walk with a Survivor’ exhibition […]

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