Collie To Have Australia’s Richest Regional Art Prize

Collie To Have Australia’s Richest Regional Art Prize

20 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Collie Art Gallery Launches Australia’s Richest Regional Art Prize Victor P Taffa $50,000 Collie Art Prize to boost the town’s aspiration to become a centre for the arts Collie Art Gallery has been Western Australia’s first A-class art gallery since the 1970’s Collie Art Gallery […]

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TV WEEK Logie Awards To Be Presented On The Gold Coast

TV WEEK Logie Awards To Be Presented On The Gold Coast

08 September 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones Gold Coast The New Home For Logie Awards Victor P Taffa Australian television’s night of nights, the TV WEEK Logie Awards, has a new home on the Gold Coast. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Queensland has secured the event for the next 4 […]

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Nominations Now Open For 2017/18 Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards

Nominations Now Open For 2017/18 Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards

08 September 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Launch Of Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards Victor P Taffa Nominations are now open for the 2017/18 Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards. Premier Will Hodgman said the Tasmanian Government is pleased to once again be associated with the Awards which are a way to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements […]

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Far North Queensland Film Making Potential To Be Untapped

Far North Queensland Film Making Potential To Be Untapped

02 September 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Palaszczuk Government Grows FNQ Screen Industry And Jobs Victor P Taffa Potential for Far North Queensland (FNQ) to develop as a screen hub is the focus of new initiatives announced today by Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk.  “Queensland continues to be a destination of choice for domestic and international screen […]

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After A 48 Year Interval Star Theatre To Show Flicks Again

After A 48 Year Interval Star Theatre To Show Flicks Again

31 August 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Star Theatre Renovations Begin Victor P Taffa After an interval of 48 years The Star Theatre will show flicks again allowing patrons a chance to roll Jaffas down the aisle once more. Tasmanian Government is delighted to support innovative Tasmanians looking to create jobs and further develop the State’s reputation for […]

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Minister Encourages 9 Shortlisted Visual Arts Fellowship Nominees

Minister Encourages 9 Shortlisted Visual Arts Fellowship Nominees

12 August 2017

New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin 9 New South Wales Artists In Running For Prestigious Fellowship Victor P Taffa 9 emerging visual artists from across the state have been shortlisted to receive the $30,000 2017 New South Wales (NSW) Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) from the NSW Government through Create NSW in partnership […]

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Palaszczuk Govt To Establish Fundraising Body For Restoration Of The Old Museum

Palaszczuk Govt To Establish Fundraising Body For Restoration Of The Old Museum

11 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Announces Plan For Restoration Of The Old Museum Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will establish a fundraising body to raise money for the restoration of the Old Museum in Brisbane. Speaking ahead of the Royal Queensland Show, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the Government had allocated $3 Million for maintenance and […]

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Finalists Of Sea Pixels Maritime Heritage Photography Competition To Be Exhibited

Finalists Of Sea Pixels Maritime Heritage Photography Competition To Be Exhibited

04 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter Sea Pixels Part Of The South Australian Living Artists Festival Victor P Taffa Finalists of the Sea Pixels maritime heritage photography competition will be exhibited throughout August as part of the South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA). Public viewings of the exhibition in the foyer […]

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New Fashion Exhibition Celebrates 10 Years Of Paolo Sebastian At The Art Gallery

New Fashion Exhibition Celebrates 10 Years Of Paolo Sebastian At The Art Gallery

04 August 2017

South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill 10 Years Of Paolo Sebastian Celebrated At The Art Gallery Victor P Taffa Premier Jay Weatherill will today announce a new fashion exhibition celebrating 10 years of high-profile couture label Paolo Sebastian, created by South Australian designer and Young Australian of the Year Paul Vasileff. “Local brands like Paolo Sebastian […]

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$500 Million To Move Powerhouse Exhibits From Ultimo

$500 Million To Move Powerhouse Exhibits From Ultimo

31 July 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin Parramatta’s Powerhouse Site Secured Victor P Taffa New South Wales (NSW) Government has reached an agreement with Parramatta Council for a massive investment in new cultural infrastructure in Parramatta, securing the first major step in the relocation of the Powerhouse […]

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3 Powerhouse Museums Are Better Than 1

3 Powerhouse Museums Are Better Than 1

31 July 2017

$500 Million To Move Powerhouse Exhibits From Building Worth $130 Million Victor P Taffa Sydney and New South Wales are being short changed by shifting the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta and leaving a tiny display at a window shop excuse of a Museum at Ultimo.     Commenting on the release of documents from the […]

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Sally Malone Appointed To Heritage Council Of Western Australia

Sally Malone Appointed To Heritage Council Of Western Australia

20 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Heritage David Templeman New Members Appointed To The Heritage Council Of Western Australia Victor P Taffa Sally Malone, from Albany, appointed to the Heritage Council of Western Australia New appointments and reappointments to the Heritage Council’s Register and Development committees An Albany-based public place designer specialising in landscapes, urban design, trails […]

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Renaming Of History Awards Reflects Importance To Historical Research

Renaming Of History Awards Reflects Importance To Historical Research

17 July 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews New Premier’s Award For Outstanding History Projects Victor P Taffa Victoria’s most outstanding history publication or project will now be recognised by a new Premier’s award as part of the long-standing Victorian Community History Awards, with Victorians encouraged to send in their nominations for the inaugural award. Premier Daniel Andrews today […]

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Revelation Film Festival 6-19 July 2017

Revelation Film Festival 6-19 July 2017

06 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Revelation Film Festival Brings People And Jobs To Perth Victor P Taffa Revelation Perth International Film Festival celebrates 20 years 2017 program is biggest yet and will bring in 13,000 people Western Australian Government, through Screenwest, is proud to have supported Revelation since its second […]

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West Gippsland Arts Centre To Be Redeveloped

West Gippsland Arts Centre To Be Redeveloped

03 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford West Gippsland Arts Centre Redevelopment On Track Victor P Taffa Construction is well underway on the West Gippsland Arts Centre (WGAC), which will cement Warragul’s place as the performing arts hub of West Gippsland. “This marks another important milestone in making Warragul the performing arts hub of West […]

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Design Tender Released For Museum On Old Darwin Hospital Site

Design Tender Released For Museum On Old Darwin Hospital Site

27 June 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss First Step Towards The New Museum Of The Northern Territory Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government’s vision to transform the Old Darwin Hospital site into a major new museum has taken a significant step forward with the release of the design tender today. Gunner Territory Government […]

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Hodgman Govt To Support Heritage Funding For Franklin House

Hodgman Govt To Support Heritage Funding For Franklin House

24 June 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Helping To Preserve Tasmania’s Built Heritage Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to preserving Tasmania’s built heritage for its cultural, historical and tourism importance to the State, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. Franklin House is one of Northern Tasmania’s historic gems. It was built in 1838 by former convict Britton Jones […]

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Victoria’s Public Libraries Receives Record Funding

Victoria’s Public Libraries Receives Record Funding

23 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins Record Funding For Victoria’s Public Libraries Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is spending more money than ever before on Victoria’s public libraries. Victorian Budget 2017/18 provided $42.5 Million for the Public Libraries Funding Program a 2.5% increase from last year. “Andrews Government is giving our councils and public […]

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Over 4 Years Ballarat To Be Boosted By Arts Grants

Over 4 Years Ballarat To Be Boosted By Arts Grants

20 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Grants Bring The Best Of The Arts To Ballarat Victor P Taffa Art and theatre lovers in Ballarat have a million reasons to celebrate, with the Andrews Government’s latest round of grants providing support for tours and programs across the state. “Whether it’s in big cities or small […]

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Hodgman Govt Invests In Tasmania’s Screen Industry

Hodgman Govt Invests In Tasmania’s Screen Industry

15 June 2017

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom Helping To Grow Tasmania’s Screen Industry And Supporting Local Jobs Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to creating jobs for our young jobseekers, Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom said. “Accordingly, I am very pleased the Government is investing $65,000 in a workforce development plan for the […]

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