2013 Archive

Proposed OzCo Act Amendments Welcomed by Arts Sector Representatives

ArtsPeak released the following media release last Friday 10 May re the Senate Inquiry recommendations for amendments. PROPOSED OZCO ACT AMENDMENTS WELCOMED BY ARTS SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES Members of ArtsPeak, the coalition of national peak arts organisations today welcomed the recommendations of the Senate Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport Committee Inquiry into the Australia Read more →

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ARTSPEAK AND OZCO LEGISLATION

AICSA attended an ArtsPeak meeting where the focus was around what was missing from the Australia Council legislation and to identify key points for discussion with Australia Council for the Arts, Office for the Arts (OFTA), and the Deputy Secretary to the Arts . OFTA summarised the background to the new legislation, provided a comparison Read more →

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State budget submission

The State budget submission this year highlights three key issues for the 2013/14 Arts budget. 1) Investment in the small to medium arts sector RECOMMENDATION $2 million increase in funding for the small to medium arts sector 2) Allocating funds to the “makers” of art to support growth in creativity RECOMMENDATION Investigate the economic and Read more →

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South Australian Performance Makers Forum

A belated BIG THANK YOU to the SA Performers Makers Forum steering committee including AICSA executive committee members Craig Harrison and Steve Mayhew, Australian Theatre Forum committee member Andy Packer, as well as Geordie Brookman (STCSA) and Jennifer Greer Holmes (independent) who also managed the event. Thanks to support from Arts SA and Theatre Network Read more →

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AICSA represents at ArtsPeak

AICSA attended the ArtsPeak meeting held in Sydney in January, where the day long discussion was focused on priority issues and strategies for our sector in the lead up to the Federal election. The key issue AICSA presented was common to all ArtsPeak members – a long term national arts framework led by the arts Read more →

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