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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Minister Announces New Queensland Heritage Council Members For 2017

Minister Announces New Queensland Heritage Council Members For 2017

20 December 2016

Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Steven Miles New Members For Queensland Heritage Council In 2017 Victor P Taffa A new look Queensland Heritage Council (QHC) has today been announced with the first ever majority female membership and second female chair in the Council’s history. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Dr. Steven Miles […]

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White Night Melbourne Returns On 18 February 2017

White Night Melbourne Returns On 18 February 2017

12 December 2016

Victoria Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren Thousands Will Party At White Night Melbourne Victor P Taffa Melbourne will transform for White Night when the cultural showstopper returns next year. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today joined White Night artistic director David Atkins OAM to launch White Night Melbourne. Next […]

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Creative Hub For Sydenham Railway Station Surrounds

Creative Hub For Sydenham Railway Station Surrounds

10 December 2016

New South Wales Member for Summer Hill Jo Haylen Sydenham To Stay Creative As Plans For New Precinct Approved Victor P Taffa Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, welcomed news that the Inner West Council has moved to support the transformation of the Sydenham Station Precinct into a creative hub. “The inner west is known […]

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Lynley Marshall Announced As New CEO Of Museums Victoria

Lynley Marshall Announced As New CEO Of Museums Victoria

04 December 2016

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Top ABC Exec To Lead Museums Victoria Victor P Taffa Head of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s international arm, Lynley Marshall, has been announced as the new CEO of Museums Victoria the organisation that runs Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks and the Royal Exhibition Building. “With an impressive career […]

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Margaret River Readers And Writers Festival On From 2-5 June 2017

Margaret River Readers And Writers Festival On From 2-5 June 2017

29 November 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Terry Redman Funding For WA’s Biggest Regional Literary Event Victor P Taffa Three-year deal to support Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival Supported by the Liberal National Government through Tourism WA and Royalties for Regions Liberal National Government has signed a three-year deal to […]

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St. Kilda’s Palais Theatre To Be Repainted In Original 1927 Colours

St. Kilda’s Palais Theatre To Be Repainted In Original 1927 Colours

26 November 2016

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Palais Theatre To Be Repainted In Original Colour Victor P Taffa St. Kilda’s Palais Theatre will be repainted in its original colour a sand tone consistent with the building’s 1927 finish as part of the $20 Million restoration of the local icon to secure its long-term future as […]

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Etihad Stadium To See Plenty Of Action With Television Series Production Filming

Etihad Stadium To See Plenty Of Action With Television Series Production Filming

25 November 2016

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley A Sporting Good Time With A New Victorian TV Series Victor P Taffa 2016 footy season may be over but Etihad Stadium is still seeing plenty of on-field action with cameras rolling on the new Australian television series The Warriors. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined the […]

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Aardman Animations Open At ACMI On 29 June 2017

Aardman Animations Open At ACMI On 29 June 2017

17 November 2016

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Aardman Animations Masterpieces Coming To ACMI In 2017 Victor P Taffa One of the UK’s greatest cultural icons, Aardman Animations, will be showcased at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) in an Australian exclusive exhibition as part of the 2017 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.   “We’re putting […]

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