State Library Victoria’s Historic Russell Street Entrance Reopens

State Library Victoria’s Historic Russell Street Entrance Reopens

21 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley State Library Redevelopment Reaches Halfway Mark Victor P Taffa State Library Victoria’s historic Russell Street entrance opened today after being closed for more than a decade signalling the halfway point of the Vision 2020 redevelopment, backed by the Andrews Government. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley officially opened […]

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Heritage-Listed Toowoomba Trades Hall To Be Upgraded

Heritage-Listed Toowoomba Trades Hall To Be Upgraded

20 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch An Old Treasure Of Toowoomba Gets Facelift Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is investing $100,000 to protect and conserve the 84-year-old, heritage-listed Toowoomba Trades Hall. Speaking ahead of Governing from the Regions in Toowoomba next week, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said this funding would help conserve the beautiful […]

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Janet Holmes á Court To Lead Art Gallery Of Western Australia

Janet Holmes á Court To Lead Art Gallery Of Western Australia

19 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Highly Respected Western Australian New Art Gallery Board Chairperson Victor P Taffa Janet Holmes á Court new chairperson of the Art Gallery of Western Australia Strong passion for the arts and success in business will be of great advantage One of the State’s most influential […]

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Camperdown’s Theatre Royal To Be Upgraded

Camperdown’s Theatre Royal To Be Upgraded

19 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Camperdown Theatre Gets The Royal Treatment Victor P Taffa Camperdown theatre in south west Victoria is set for new and improved equipment so that it can continue to serve as an important social and cultural hub thanks to funding from the Andrews Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala […]

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Andrew Hyde Receives 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award

Andrew Hyde Receives 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award

18 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Screen Industry Champion Recognised Victor P Taffa Northern Territory screen industry champion, Andrew Hyde, has been announced as the successful recipient of the 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award at the Darwin International Film Festival. 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award honours the achievements of a Territorian who […]

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Funding Of Arts Tasmania Individuals And Groups Program Announced

Funding Of Arts Tasmania Individuals And Groups Program Announced

15 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for the Arts Elise Archer Professional Artist Support Victor P Taffa 31 Tasmanian artists will receive funding to undertake a range of activities locally, nationally and overseas following the latest round of Arts Tasmania’s Support for Individuals and Groups program, Minister for the Arts Elise Archer said. “Funding totalling more than $305,000 will […]

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Premier Welcomes New And Reappointed Screen Queensland Board Members

Premier Welcomes New And Reappointed Screen Queensland Board Members

10 September 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk ‘Defiant’ Game Developer Joins Screen Queensland Board Victor P Taffa Potential for gaming to push Queensland’s screen economy beyond the $1 Billion-a-year mark grew today with the first ever appointment of a game developer to the Screen Queensland Board. Creative director and co-founder of Brisbane-based independent game studio Defiant Development, Morgan […]

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2018 Young Archies Awards At School Of Creative Arts In Hobart Opened By Minister

2018 Young Archies Awards At School Of Creative Arts In Hobart Opened By Minister

09 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for the Arts Elise Archer Budding Artists’ Portraits On Display Victor P Taffa Today I had the pleasure of opening the 2018 Young Archies Awards at the School of Creative Arts in Hobart, Minister for the Arts Elise Archer said. Now in its 13th year, the Young Archies showcase artistic talent from students […]

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Minister Announces Arts Funding For 12 Tasmanians Of Over $30,000

Minister Announces Arts Funding For 12 Tasmanians Of Over $30,000

04 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for the Arts Elise Archer Tasmanian Artists Going Places With Arts Funding Victor P Taffa 12 Tasmanian artists will receive funding of over $30,000 through Arts Tasmania’s latest funding round, Minister for the Arts Elise Archer said. “Hodgman Government is delivering on our long term Plan to improve the lives of Tasmanians, and […]

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Liberal National Coalition Govt To Support Land Transport Museum At Newport

Liberal National Coalition Govt To Support Land Transport Museum At Newport

03 September 2018

Victoria Opposition Leader Matthew Guy Victoria Shadow Minister for Tourism Heidi Victoria Land Transport Museum Victor P Taffa An elected Liberal Nationals Government will undertake a feasibility study for a world-class Land Transport Museum at the former Newport Railway Workshops (West Block) site, and provide $250,000 to support the Australian Railway Historical Society Museum’s restoration […]

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Robert Stigwood Fellowships Announced For 2018-19

Robert Stigwood Fellowships Announced For 2018-19

30 August 2018

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni Robert Stigwood Fellowships Issued For 2018-19 Victor P Taffa After 4 successful years, the Robert Stigwood Fellowship will again help kickstart the careers of South Australia’s best artists and industry entrepreneurs. This year’s chosen fellows will have access to opportunities including funding and mentorship from high […]

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Upgrades Now Completed For The Silverdome

Upgrades Now Completed For The Silverdome

25 August 2018

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Silverdome Upgrades Now Complete Victor P Taffa Upgrades to Launceston’s iconic Silverdome have now been completed, providing a new and contemporary facility for all to enjoy, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. Silverdome has been Launceston’s premier attraction for sports, recreation, and entertainment since 1984 and these upgrades will ensure the Silverdome can […]

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$20 Million For Construction Of Recital Hall In The Riverina Area

$20 Million For Construction Of Recital Hall In The Riverina Area

25 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin New South Wales Government Investing $20 Million In Musicians Of Tomorrow Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has committed an additional $20 Million for the construction of a purpose-built recital hall that will ensure Wagga Wagga becomes the Riverina’s première entertainment destination. Minister for the […]

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100 % Funding Increase For Broken Hill’s Outback Letterbox Library

100 % Funding Increase For Broken Hill’s Outback Letterbox Library

25 August 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin Record Investment For Public Libraries Victor P Taffa Public libraries in New South Wales will be able to expand their collections, carry out major upgrade work and extend their services thanks to a record $60 Million investment announced today by […]

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Hobart’s Treasury Building To Be Opened For The Public

Hobart’s Treasury Building To Be Opened For The Public

22 August 2018

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Treasury Building To Be Opened For The Public Victor P Taffa Hobart’s iconic Treasury Building complex will be opened to the public on the weekend of 10 and 11 November, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “Hodgman Government understands that the future of the Treasury Buildings is an important community conversation that we […]

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Anzac Hill Supported As Site For Aboriginal Art Gallery

Anzac Hill Supported As Site For Aboriginal Art Gallery

18 August 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Arts Community Supports Anzac Hill Area As Site For Aboriginal Art Gallery Victor P Taffa Members of the Alice Springs art community have come forward in support of the Anzac Hill Precinct as the preferred site for the National Aboriginal Art Gallery. “Alice Springs is the […]

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Two Art Exhibitions On Colonial Past Opens At The TMAG

Two Art Exhibitions On Colonial Past Opens At The TMAG

17 August 2018

Tasmania Minister for the Arts Elise Archer Significant Colonial Artworks On Show In Tasmania For The First Time Victor P Taffa Two important new art exhibitions exploring the State’s colonial past have today opened at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).  National Picture has been developed in partnership with the National Gallery of Australia […]

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Aboriginal Art Gallery Community Engagement Program Passes Halfway

Aboriginal Art Gallery Community Engagement Program Passes Halfway

03 August 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Aboriginal Art Gallery Community Engagement Program Passes Halfway Mark Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s three-month community engagement program to engage with the people of Alice Springs on the National Aboriginal Art Gallery project has passed its halfway mark. “While this conversation with the community is […]

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Hey Kids Reading Is Great Fun

Hey Kids Reading Is Great Fun

01 August 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania’s Budding Book Worms Recognised Victor P Taffa Premier Will Hodgman has congratulated all students who participated in this year’s Premier’s Reading Challenge. Premier’s Reading Challenge is an important government program that aims to improve the reading skills of Tasmanian children, raise parent and community awareness about the importance of reading, […]

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Rhana Devenport Appointed As Art Gallery Of South Australia Director

Rhana Devenport Appointed As Art Gallery Of South Australia Director

28 July 2018

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall International Arts Leader Appointed As Art Gallery Of South Australia Director Victor P Taffa Premier Steven Marshall today announced Ms. Rhana Devenport as the new Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia and recognised the fact she is the first female to hold this important role. Ms. Devenport has […]

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