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General Meeting – Federal Budget arts funding changes

Immediately after the AGM, a general meeting will be held to discuss AICSA’s response to the Federal Budget arts funding changes, following on from the Supporting the Creative Ecology of SA gathering at Parliament House on Friday 22 May. Discussions will include arts funding recommendations at federal and state levels, and suggested priorities for Australia Council’s new Read more →

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Supporting the Creative Ecology in SA

Supporting the Creative Ecology in SA The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) invites all interested parties to gather with us on the steps of Parliament House at 1pm on Friday 22 May 2015. This gathering will celebrate the integral role that small to medium arts organisations and independent artists play in the vitality of Australia’s Read more →

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AICSA’s response to Federal Budget 2015-16

The Arts Industry Council of SA has written to Senator Brandis, to express concerns in changes to arts funding in the 2015-16 Federal Budgets announcement. Click to view the letter or read below: —- Friday 15 May 2015 Dear Senator, We write to you following the 2015-16 Federal Budgets announcements. We congratulate you on a successful negotiation Read more →

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FEDERAL BUDGET RESPONSES

The Federal Budget announcement of last night has a significant impact on the arts. Find out how with these good reads: Live Performance Australia – LPA summary of the Federal Budget 2015–16 SMH – Federal Budget 2015: Australia Council loses $104m, funneled to Arts Ministry ABC Radio National – Budget: is the writing on the Read more →

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LIBERAL MEETING

AICSA representatives met with State Liberal Leader Stephen Marshall, the Shadow Minister for the Arts and Isobel Redmond MP yesterday. The meeting focused on four main advocacy topics: $2 million increase in funding for small to medium sector; SA arts policy framework; Creative Futures workforce development research project; and Infrastructure planning – arts venues as 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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