Lamb House Saved From The Wrecking Ball By Minister

Lamb House Saved From The Wrecking Ball By Minister

15 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Planning Cameron Dick State Government Steps In To Help Save Historic Lamb House Victor P Taffa Extra protection has been granted to preserve the existing characteristics of historic Lamb House and its grounds, a property that’s considered one of Queensland’s most important heritage homes. Lamb House has been saved from the wrecking […]

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Professor Andrea Hull AO Appointed Chair Of Melbourne Recital Centre

Professor Andrea Hull AO Appointed Chair Of Melbourne Recital Centre

14 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley New Chair Announced To Lead Melbourne Recital Centre Victor P Taffa Cultural leader and educator Professor Andrea Hull AO has been appointed Chair of the Melbourne Recital Centre. “Andrea Hull brings a wealth of expertise and skills to the leadership of the Melbourne Recital Centre, along with a […]

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Winners Of 2018 Premier’s Book Awards To Be Announced On 26 July 2019

Winners Of 2018 Premier’s Book Awards To Be Announced On 26 July 2019

05 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards Shortlist Announced Victor P Taffa Shortlist of the Premier’s Book Awards announced Awards ceremony to be held on 26 July 2019 Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman today announced the shortlist for the 2018 Western Australian Premier’s Book […]

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Another Chapter Turned For Rosewood And New Library

Another Chapter Turned For Rosewood And New Library

02 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe New Rosewood Library Set To Be A Page Turner Victor P Taffa Construction is underway on the new 2-story Rosewood Library, with Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe today turning the first sod on the $7.5 Million project. Minister Hinchliffe said the Palaszczuk Government was proud to contribute […]

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Brisbane To Host Richard Wagner’s Der Ring Des Nibelungen In Late 2020

Brisbane To Host Richard Wagner’s Der Ring Des Nibelungen In Late 2020

29 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Brisbane To Host World-First Operatic Masterpiece Victor P Taffa In a world first, Brisbane will host a brand-new production of Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen, or ‘The Ring’, set to play out over 4 weeks in late 2020. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate […]

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White Night Ballarat Centre Of Attention On 21 September 2019

White Night Ballarat Centre Of Attention On 21 September 2019

19 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula White Night To Shine On Ballarat This September Victor P Taffa Ballarat will this year host the famous night of lights for a third year, before it moves to Bendigo and then Geelong over the next 2 years. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events […]

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Premier Announces First PDV Attraction Grant Recipients

Premier Announces First PDV Attraction Grant Recipients

16 May 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Wave Of Screen Projects For Queensland Victor P Taffa Screen industry job-creating hits keep coming for Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk welcomed today’s announcement that the ABC KIDS animated hit series Bluey, which has had over 753 Million plays, will be back for a second season. “Australian families have well and […]

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Construction For New Edenhope Library Gets Underway

Construction For New Edenhope Library Gets Underway

16 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek Work Starts On A Bigger And Better Library For Edenhope Victor P Taffa People in Edenhope will have access to a bigger, better library and community space thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Government. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today turned the first sod on […]

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Bendigo Art Gallery To Host Balenciaga Fashion Exhibition

Bendigo Art Gallery To Host Balenciaga Fashion Exhibition

06 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Bringing Balenciaga To Bendigo Victor P Taffa Bendigo’s proud history of attracting exclusive international showstoppers is set to continue with an exhibition celebrating one of the world’s best fashion designers to open at the Bendigo Art Gallery, thanks to support from the Andrews Government. Minister […]

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$20 Million Boost Under Territory Government’s TURBO2 Investment

$20 Million Boost Under Territory Government’s TURBO2 Investment

25 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss TURBO2 Supporting Festivals And Events Victor P Taffa Major events and festivals will get a $20 Million boost under the Territory Government’s TURBO2 investment aimed at attracting more visitors and injecting more money into the economy. “Government’s additional $62.8 Million TURBO2 tourism investment includes $20 […]

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Ian Carson AM Announced As New President Of Victorian Arts Centre Trust

Ian Carson AM Announced As New President Of Victorian Arts Centre Trust

16 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley New President Announced For Arts Centre Melbourne Victor P Taffa Social entrepreneur Ian Carson AM has been named the new President of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust, overseeing the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne. “James MacKenzie has made an outstanding contribution to Arts Centre Melbourne and to our creative […]

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6 Screen Industry Advisory Council Members Announced

6 Screen Industry Advisory Council Members Announced

11 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss New Grants and Screen Industry Advisory Council Announced Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced the members of the Screen Industry Advisory Council (SIAC) and launched the industry’s new Enterprise Grant Fund Guidelines. “I welcome the members of the […]

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Minister Announces Two Industry Leaders For South Australian Film Corporation

Minister Announces Two Industry Leaders For South Australian Film Corporation

08 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni South Australian Film Corporation Announces Two Board Appointments Victor P Taffa Two creative industry leaders have been appointed to the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) Board highlighting the Marshall Government’s commitment to strong industry experience and expertise, among the state’s creative sector Boards. Minister for Innovation […]

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State Library Successfully Bids For 1978 Handwritten Letter By Bon Scott

State Library Successfully Bids For 1978 Handwritten Letter By Bon Scott

27 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman State Library Acquires AC/DC Rock Legend Bon Scott Letter Victor P Taffa State Library has successfully bid for a 1978 handwritten letter by Bon Scott Acquisition adds to library’s dynamite collection of existing AC/DC materials Library continues to expand its heritage collection of items significant […]

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90 % Of Australian Children Look At Screens Each Week

90 % Of Australian Children Look At Screens Each Week

26 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Kids Clock Up 10 Or More Hours Of Screen Time Per Week Victor P Taffa Around 90 % of Australian children are looking at screens each week, and most of them are doing so for 10 or more hours, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

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Library Goers Top 6 Million Over Last 12 Months

Library Goers Top 6 Million Over Last 12 Months

26 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Movies A Winner But We’re Also Hooked On Books Victor P Taffa Most Australians go to the movies at least once a year, but it’s the 6 Million library goers who keep going back for more, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “While more […]

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Pinnacle Awards 2019 Recognise Efforts Of State Library And Rio Tinto

Pinnacle Awards 2019 Recognise Efforts Of State Library And Rio Tinto

22 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman State Library And Rio Tinto Recognised For Improving Literacy Victor P Taffa State Library and Rio Tinto win Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence category at Pinnacle Awards Rio Tinto commits a further $1.42 Million to the Better Beginnings Family Literacy Program Better Beginnings reaches 96 % […]

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Artillery Drill Hall To Reopen For Live Music And Performing Arts

Artillery Drill Hall To Reopen For Live Music And Performing Arts

20 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Heritage Culture and the Arts David Templeman Re-Activation Of Iconic Fremantle Venue Victor P Taffa Artillery Drill Hall to reopen as a live music and performing arts venue Building received acoustic baffling and sound attenuation works Building has significant heritage value An iconic Fremantle building has received a new lease of […]

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Parrtjima Festival In Light Runs From 5-14 April 2019

Parrtjima Festival In Light Runs From 5-14 April 2019

17 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Turbocharged 2019 Parrtjima Program Has Something For Everyone Victor P Taffa Parrtjima will again be held in the Red Centre across 2 precincts, the Todd Mall and Alice Springs Desert Park, and will run from 5-14 April 2019. Official program for the breathtaking Parrtjima, A […]

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EOI For Queensland Performing Arts Centre Open Until 8 April 2019

EOI For Queensland Performing Arts Centre Open Until 8 April 2019

16 March 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Victor P Taffa Stage Is Set To Secure Contractor To Build New Theatre Palaszczuk Government has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a managing contractor to oversee the […]

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