The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) is disappointed by the South Australian Government’s 2017-2018 budget, which sees no new investment directly into the independent arts sector, despite a modest set of proposals provided to the Government by AICSA in November 2016. AICSA chairperson Gail Kovatseff said, “While we recognise that this budget has Read more →

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AICSA 2017 Annual General Meeting

AICSA Annual General Meeting Many thanks to members and friends who attended the AICSA Annual General Meeting on 24 May. We are very pleased to welcome new and continuing committee members who were elected at the AGM: Liz Hawkins (Director of Programming, Development & Venue Sales Adelaide Festival Centre) Angela Flynn (Director Kukuni Arts) Ross Read more →

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AICSA 2017-2018 Budget Briefing

AICSA 2017-2018 Budget Briefing Arts Industry Council of SA invites the arts sector to gather for a briefing about the State Budget 2017-2018 and what it means for the arts and for artists. The gathering will also provide information about AICSA’s 2018 state election campaigning and how you can get involved. Monday 26 June, 5.30pm-7pm, Read more →

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AICSA seeking $17mil+ investment in SA artists and small to medium arts organisations

Arts Industry Council of South Australia seeking a $17milllion+ investment in artists and small-to-medium arts organisations in the next State Budget The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) has written to South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis proposing five initiatives that would see over $17million invested in small-to-medium arts organisations, individual artists and innovation in Read more →

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AICSA responds to VET Student Loans Eligible Course List

In a letter sent to Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Education and Training, AICSA has asked for re-consideration of the availability of Fee-Help to Creative Arts courses. The proposed Federal Government changes to fee paying courses include the scrapping of VET fees available to students undertaking Creative Arts courses. The scrapping of these Read more →

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Join Ben Eltham as he speaks about his Platform Paper When the Goal Posts Move: Patronage, power and resistance in Australian cultural policy 2013–2016 Mercury Cinema, Wednesday 5 October, 6pm for 6.30pm start Free Entry (bookings at Eventbrite) In this wide-ranging overview of the now notorious ‘Excellence Raid’ of Budget night 2015, when substantial public Read more →

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