Queensland Chamber Orchestra Receives Greater Funding

Queensland Chamber Orchestra Receives Greater Funding

19 July 2018

Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch New Funding Hits The Right Chords With Queensland Chamber Orchestra Victor P Taffa Camerata, Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, will be able to further build its national profile and realise greater artistic and growth ambitions thanks to a $300,000 funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government. Investment, to be delivered over […]

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Northern Territory Library Hosts Exhibition Of A Great Top End Story

Northern Territory Library Hosts Exhibition Of A Great Top End Story

19 July 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism & Culture Lauren Moss A Territory Story Exhibition Now Open Victor P Taffa After 3 years of planning, curating and construction, an exhibition sharing the incredible stories of Territorians has come to life at the Northern Territory Library. Minister for Tourism & Culture Lauren Moss said A Territory Story delves […]

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West Side Story Comes To Sydney From 22 March To 21 April 2019

West Side Story Comes To Sydney From 22 March To 21 April 2019

17 July 2018

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall West Side Story Bound For Sydney Victor P Taffa Sydney will play host to one of the world’s greatest pieces of theatre, the much-loved West Side Story, when it takes to the stage at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour next year. Minister for Tourism […]

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Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19 Goes To The Holidays

Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19 Goes To The Holidays

15 July 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch The Holidays Wins Queensland Premier’s Drama Award Victor P Taffa A Brisbane writer and composer has won the 2018-19 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award. The Holidays, a drama exploring dementia, by David Megarrity was announced as the Award winner this evening. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said […]

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LotteryWest Grant Goes To Mowanjum Aboriginal Art And Culture Centre

LotteryWest Grant Goes To Mowanjum Aboriginal Art And Culture Centre

06 July 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Rock Art Education Space To Be Revitalised With $345,000 LotteryWest Grant Victor P Taffa Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Culture Centre receives $345,000 LotteryWest grant Funding will support the Centre’s redevelopment of its Rock Art Education Space to engage young people, support sharing cultural knowledge, and promote wellbeing Premier to officially […]

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Redevelopment To Proceed At Her Majesty’s Theatre

Redevelopment To Proceed At Her Majesty’s Theatre

01 July 2018

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Her Majesty’s Theatre Redevelopment Powers Ahead Victor P Taffa Work is well underway on one of the most exciting and anticipated theatre projects in Australia with the redevelopment of Adelaide’s landmark Her Majesty’s Theatre. Touring the site today, Premier Steven Marshall said that the $66 Million redevelopment will deliver a […]

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Northern Tasmania Hosts Mona Foma For Another 3 Years

Northern Tasmania Hosts Mona Foma For Another 3 Years

23 June 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Mona Foma And Festivale Continues To Star In The North Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government is delighted to have secured Mona Foma for 3 more years, as well as boosting Festivale as part of our $6 Million events and arts package for Northern Tasmania, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Mona Foma made […]

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Australian Museum Upgrade Enables Two Exhibitions To Be Held Simultaneously

Australian Museum Upgrade Enables Two Exhibitions To Be Held Simultaneously

11 June 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin Tutankhamun Blockbuster To Star In Revamped Australian Museum Victor P Taffa Australian Museum is set to host the extraordinary Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh blockbuster exhibition thanks to a $50 Million refurbishment. New South Wales Minister for the Arts […]

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Guildford Historic Town To Be Assessed For State Heritage Significance

Guildford Historic Town To Be Assessed For State Heritage Significance

09 June 2018

Western Australia Minister for Heritage David Templeman Guildford Historic Town Considered For State Register Victor P Taffa Guildford Historic Town to be assessed for State heritage values Heritage Minister David Templeman today announced Guildford Historic Town will be assessed for inclusion in the State Register of Heritage Places. “Guildford Historic Town has such an important […]

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Design Firm For Cairns Contemporary Arts Centre Announced

Design Firm For Cairns Contemporary Arts Centre Announced

08 June 2018

Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch Centre Of Contemporary Arts Revamp To Showcase FNQ Arts Victor P Taffa Work on a reimagined Centre of Contemporary Arts (CoCA) for Cairns is progressing and the Palaszczuk Government is pleased to announce that local Cairns firm TPG Architects has been appointed to carry out the design work. […]

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Applications For Darwin Arts Round 3 Funding Open Until 18 June 2018

Applications For Darwin Arts Round 3 Funding Open Until 18 June 2018

21 May 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Turbocharging Live Darwin Arts Program Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government, through the Turbocharging Tourism $103 Million stimulus package, is investing an additional $500,000 to enrich and activate the Darwin CBD. Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss announced today the additional funding for Live Darwin […]

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Melbourne’s Festival Hall To Receive Heritage Protection

Melbourne’s Festival Hall To Receive Heritage Protection

20 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Planning Richard Wynne Protecting A Much-Loved Victorian Icon Victor P Taffa Melbourne’s famed Festival Hall is a step closer to receiving heritage protection. “Nothing speaks to Melbourne’s arts, music and sporting culture quite like Festival Hall. It has a proud history, and heritage protection will give it a safe and secure future […]

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Funding To Revitalise His Majesty’s Theatre Continues

Funding To Revitalise His Majesty’s Theatre Continues

12 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Revitalisation Of His Majesty’s Theatre Continues Victor P Taffa $6.5 Million allocated for refurbishment of His Majesty’s Theatre Works include installation of orchestra pit lift and safety improvements at the venue Refurbishment of His Majesty’s Theatre is set to continue, following the McGowan Government’s $6.5 […]

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Nominations For National Arts School Board Announced By Minister

Nominations For National Arts School Board Announced By Minister

10 May 2018

New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin Nominees For National Art School Board Announced Victor P Taffa Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced the nine candidates recommended for appointment to the National Arts School Board following the expressions of interest (EOI) process launched in March this year. “A fresh new line […]

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Egyptian Mummies Exhibition At Queensland Museum 16 March-26 August 2018

Egyptian Mummies Exhibition At Queensland Museum 16 March-26 August 2018

15 March 2018

Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch Queensland Museum Gets Mummified Victor P Taffa Six Egyptian Mummies will make Queensland Museum their home until August. Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch today officially launched the Queensland Museum exhibition, Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives, which includes 200 objects and has come to Queensland exclusively from the […]

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New South Wales Takes Centre Stage In Hollywood

New South Wales Takes Centre Stage In Hollywood

14 March 2018

New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin New South Wales Locations Audition For Hollywood Victor P Taffa New South Wales is centre stage in Hollywood this week as industry heavyweights discover that our state has the natural backdrop for almost any movie. More than 50 inspiring New South Wales landscapes, including sandscapes (north […]

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Minister Calls For National Aboriginal Art Gallery To Be Located In The Alice

Minister Calls For National Aboriginal Art Gallery To Be Located In The Alice

03 March 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Alice The Inland Capital Is The Rightful Home Of National Aboriginal Art Gallery Victor P Taffa Rightful home for a National Aboriginal Art Gallery is Alice Springs, on the doorstep of Namatjira country, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss said following comments that it should […]

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South-West Multicultural Festival 2018 Set To Have Bunbury Buzzing

South-West Multicultural Festival 2018 Set To Have Bunbury Buzzing

23 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Paul Papalia Festival Showcases Multicultural South-West Victor P Taffa South West Multicultural Festival one of the State’s largest Festival supported by the McGowan Government More than 5,000 people will flock to Bunbury this weekend to celebrate the cultural diversity of the South-West at the annual Live Lighter […]

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Applications For Screen Queensland’s SQ Shorts Program Open Until 1 March 2018

Applications For Screen Queensland’s SQ Shorts Program Open Until 1 March 2018

05 February 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Short Films A Big Focus For Screen Queensland Victor P Taffa Queensland’s brand of short and sharp storytelling will come to festival screens around the world in 2018, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announcing the opening of applications for Screen Queensland’s SQ Shorts program. Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland, will invest […]

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Arts Infrastructure Fund Applications Open Until 16 March 2018

Arts Infrastructure Fund Applications Open Until 16 March 2018

30 January 2018

Queensland Minister for Arts Leeanne Enoch New Arts Infrastructure Fund To Assist Organisations With Upgrades Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government announced a new Arts Infrastructure Fund to help small-to-medium-sized organisations throughout the state improve their facilities. Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch said the $250,000 fund will improve arts facilities and encourage greater access to arts and […]

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