Tasmanians Reminded Of Library And Information Week 22-28 May 2017

Tasmanians Reminded Of Library And Information Week 22-28 May 2017

24 May 2017

Tasmania Minister for Education and Training Jeremy Rockliff Celebrate Library And Information Week Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government wants to give Tasmanians every opportunity for a great future by ensuring they get the best possible education, which is why now is a great time to visit your local library as we enter Library and Information […]

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Hodgman Govt Supports Comedy Series In State Budget

Hodgman Govt Supports Comedy Series In State Budget

19 May 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Season Two Of Rosehaven Showcases Tasmania To The World Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government has been a proud supporter of the ABC comedy series Rosehaven and this support is set to continue with an additional $300,000 in the state Budget next week. This will secure the production of the second season […]

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St. Kilda’s Palais Theatre Reopens On Thursday 18 May 2017

St. Kilda’s Palais Theatre Reopens On Thursday 18 May 2017

16 May 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Palais Theatre Saved Victor P Taffa St. Kilda’s Palais Theatre is set to reopen to the public on Thursday for the St. Kilda Film Festival Opening Night, brighter and more vibrant than ever. “We said we would save the Palais to ensure it remains an important part of […]

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Applications For Live Music Venues Open Until 7 June 2017

Applications For Live Music Venues Open Until 7 June 2017

15 May 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Sounding Out New Grant Opportunities For Live Music Venues Victor P Taffa Live music venues have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $25,000 to support sound proofing and sound reduction projects. Applications are now open for the second round of the Andrews Government’s Good […]

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Melbourne To Host Major International Music Conference In 2018

Melbourne To Host Major International Music Conference In 2018

02 May 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Melbourne Wins Bid To Host International Music Cities Event Victor P Taffa Melbourne’s status as a global music city has been recognised with a winning bid to host a major international music conference in 2018. “Being selected to host the 2018 Music Cities Convention reflects Melbourne’s position as […]

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National Gallery Of Victoria Now In Top 20 Most Visited Worldwide

National Gallery Of Victoria Now In Top 20 Most Visited Worldwide

18 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley National Gallery Of Victoria Cracks The Global Top 20 Victor P Taffa National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is not only Australia’s most popular gallery, but one of the top 20 most visited worldwide as revealed by the UK’s The Art Newspaper in its latest survey of global art […]

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Minister Applauds Latest Exhibition At The NGV

Minister Applauds Latest Exhibition At The NGV

16 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Coming Of Age-New NGV Exhibition For The Young At Art Victor P Taffa National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is continuing to inspire the next generation of Australian artists with the opening of a new exhibition dedicated to teenagers and young people, Fiona Hall: Uneasy Seasons. “NGV is owned […]

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Ararat’s Historic Town Hall To Be Redeveloped

Ararat’s Historic Town Hall To Be Redeveloped

14 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Ararat Arts Precinct On Track To Shine Victor P Taffa Ararat Arts Precinct has taken a major step forward with building firm, Nicholsons, appointed to deliver the cultural hub, with construction set to begin this month. “Victoria’s arts and cultural scene don’t just stop on the edge of […]

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Andrews Govt Provides 3D Support For Victorian Film Industry

Andrews Govt Provides 3D Support For Victorian Film Industry

12 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley More Support In Bringing New Victorian Stories To The Screen Victor P Taffa A documentary exploring the life of artist Michael Leunig and a big screen 3D journey to the Great Barrier Reef are among 16 local film and television projects heading to the screen thanks to more […]

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Minister Welcomes Meeting Of National Indigenous Art Gallery Steering Committee

Minister Welcomes Meeting Of National Indigenous Art Gallery Steering Committee

06 April 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss National Indigenous Art Gallery Steering Committee Meet For The First Time Victor P Taffa Iconic National Indigenous Art Gallery continues to progress with the Steering Committee meeting in Alice Springs today for the first time. Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss said the Steering Committee is […]

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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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