Mortlake And Hamilton Libraries To Be Upgraded

Mortlake And Hamilton Libraries To Be Upgraded

28 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins Upgrades To Libraries In Mortlake And Hamilton Victor P Taffa Mortlake will get a new and improved community library and Hamilton will see its library upgraded, thanks to investments by the Andrews Government. “Libraries are so important to local communities that are why we’re investing to build and […]

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Hodgman Govt Heritage Funding For 2017-18 Announced

Hodgman Govt Heritage Funding For 2017-18 Announced

22 March 2017

Tasmania Minister for the Arts Vanessa Goodwin Cultural Heritage Program Funding Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan for Tasmania includes growing our cultural and creative reputation so Tasmania becomes an even better place to live and work, Minister for the Arts Vanessa Goodwin said. “State Government’s Cultural Heritage Program will provide nearly $500,000 in […]

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Professor Ian O’Connor Announced As New Chair Of Queensland Art Gallery Board

Professor Ian O’Connor Announced As New Chair Of Queensland Art Gallery Board

15 March 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Chair For The Queensland Art Gallery Board Victor P Taffa Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced Professor Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor and President of Griffith University, as the new Chair of the Queensland Art Gallery Board of Trustees. Premier Palaszczuk said Professor O’Connor is renowned for […]

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Premier Looks Forward To Inaugural Women Of The World Festival

Premier Looks Forward To Inaugural Women Of The World Festival

12 March 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Festival Set To WOW Queenslanders For GC2018 Victor P Taffa Women from across the Commonwealth will unite ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games for an uplifting festival celebrating the achievements of women and girls. Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk was today joined by Artistic Director of […]

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TMAG Visitor Numbers Up 11 % For 2015-16 Financial Year

TMAG Visitor Numbers Up 11 % For 2015-16 Financial Year

10 March 2017

Tasmania Minister for the Arts Vanessa Goodwin TMAG Annual Report Confirms Strong Visitation Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) Annual Report tabled today confirms strong growth in visitation for the 2015-16 financial year, Minister for the Arts Vanessa Goodwin said. TMAG Annual Report confirms that the average daily number of visitors increased […]

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Andrews Govt Joins With APRA AMCOS To Support Local Songwriters

Andrews Govt Joins With APRA AMCOS To Support Local Songwriters

06 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley New Program Will Write A New Future For VIC Music Victor P Taffa A major new festival and workshops with internationally successful artists and producers are part of a new program to boost the careers and international profile of Victorian songwriters and composers. A partnership between the Andrews […]

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Visits To Victorian Public Libraries Up 4 % On Previous Year

Visits To Victorian Public Libraries Up 4 % On Previous Year

28 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins Major Upgrades For Box Hill And Brighton Libraries Victor P Taffa Two Melbourne libraries will undergo refurbishments thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Government. Box Hill Library will benefit from a grant of $258,000 to help create new reading and study facilities and make the library […]

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Andrews Govt Provides Support For Multicultural Festivals In Year 2017-18

Andrews Govt Provides Support For Multicultural Festivals In Year 2017-18

27 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott Kicking Off Victoria’s Multi-Festival Season Victor P Taffa Organisers of community festivals and events celebrating Victoria’s diversity can apply for funding from the Andrews Government this year. More than $2 Million will be available to community groups and schools as part of the Government’s recently launched Victorian, And […]

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Sir Elton John Comes To Mackay And Cairns In September 2017

Sir Elton John Comes To Mackay And Cairns In September 2017

21 February 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Tourism Kate Jones Sir Elton John To Tour North Queensland Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today welcomed a major musical coup for North Queensland, with Sir Elton John’s exclusive Once In A Lifetime Tour set to hit Mackay and Cairns in September 2017. In Mackay for the […]

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Brisbane Open House Receives Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

Brisbane Open House Receives Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

21 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Steven Miles Palaszczuk Government Announces Funding For Brisbane Open House Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced $150,000 in funding over three years to support Brisbane Open House and improve the community’s access to the city’s heritage places. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Dr. Steven Miles said […]

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White Night Melbourne 2017 Enjoyed By 600,000 People

White Night Melbourne 2017 Enjoyed By 600,000 People

19 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Almost 600,000 Take Part In White Night Melbourne 2017 Victor P Taffa Almost 600,000 people took to the streets of Melbourne overnight for the fifth instalment of White Night Melbourne. Melbourne was transformed into a creative wonderland that saw giant rabbits and jellyfish move in to the Alexandra […]

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Victorian Music Crawl To Showcase Opportunities In Regional Victoria

Victorian Music Crawl To Showcase Opportunities In Regional Victoria

16 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Australian-First Program To Drum Up Opportunities For Regional Music Victor P Taffa A tour bus of a different kind hits the road today as part of the Victorian Music Crawl, a new Andrews Government initiative to build connections between Melbourne and regionally-based music industry leaders. First tour will […]

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Melbourne To Host Museums Tech Conference 15-17 February 2017

Melbourne To Host Museums Tech Conference 15-17 February 2017

16 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Small Business Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis Victoria Hosts Tech Leaders On Future Of Our Museums Victor P Taffa Victoria will this week host more than 250 innovators from across the globe to discuss new ideas to engage future generations in the world’s museums at the global MuseumNext conference in Melbourne. “MuseumNext […]

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2017 BASSINTHEGRASS Line-up Unveiled By Minister

2017 BASSINTHEGRASS Line-up Unveiled By Minister

15 February 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss The 2017 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS line-up revealed Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today unveiled a stellar line-up for the 15th Annual People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS to be held at the Darwin Amphitheatre. Minister Moss said 2017 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS line-up includes: Amy […]

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Year 12 Students Of 2016 Artworks Showcased In Exit Art Exhibition

Year 12 Students Of 2016 Artworks Showcased In Exit Art Exhibition

10 February 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Education Eva Lawler Visual Arts An Important Part Of Curriculum Victor P Taffa Artwork by some of the Territory’s most creative Year 12 students of 2016 will be showcased at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) as part of the annual Exit Art exhibition. Officially opening the 24th Exit […]

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Minister Announces Arts NT Grants Program 2016-17 Recipients

Minister Announces Arts NT Grants Program 2016-17 Recipients

27 January 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Arts Northern Territory (NT) Grants Program 2016-17 Recipients Announced Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss announced an investment of almost $260,000 into Territory arts projects. Ms. Moss said the funding would assist artists to further their career paths and build partnerships across […]

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St. Kilda Film Festival On From 18-27 May 2017

St. Kilda Film Festival On From 18-27 May 2017

09 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley New Funding For Australia’s Longest-Running Short Film Event Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has shored up support for Australia’s longest-running short film event, St. Kilda Film Festival, with confirmation of funding through to 2018.   “St. Kilda Film Festival is an iconic event that doesn’t just bring crowds […]

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Minister Announces Carclew Funding Recipients

Minister Announces Carclew Funding Recipients

06 January 2017

South Australia Minister for Arts Jack Snelling Emerging Local Artists Receive $90,000 In Carclew Funding Victor P Taffa 10 of South Australia’s most exceptional young artists and arts projects have received more than $90,000 in the latest round of Project and Development Grants from Carclew. “Scratch the surface in South Australia and you find an […]

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Ten Days On The Island Arts Festival Returns 17-26 March 2017

Ten Days On The Island Arts Festival Returns 17-26 March 2017

30 December 2016

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Ten Days On The Island For All Tasmanians Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s world-class arts and cultural festival is back in 2017 with events and performances to wow communities across 39 locations, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Our home-grown talent features strongly in next year’s Ten Days on the Island program more than […]

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Queensland Govt Invests In 9 Various Screen Productions Since July 2016

Queensland Govt Invests In 9 Various Screen Productions Since July 2016

25 December 2016

Acting Queensland Premier Curtis Pitt Queensland On A Roll For Screen Production Investment Victor P Taffa Domestic screen production in Queensland has hit a high this financial year with 9 films, documentaries, and TV series supported by Queensland Government production investment since July 2016, Acting Premier Curtis Pitt said today. “These 9 productions are due […]

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