AICSA MEDIA RELEASE: Four Year Funding brings relief and shock to SA arts sector

Monday 6th April 2020 For immediate release On Friday 3 April the Australia Council for the Arts announced that 144 Australian arts organisations will receive a share of $31.7M per annum in funding offered through the revised Four Year Funding for Organisations program. In South Australia, the announcement has brought relief to some organisations and […]

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Creative industry letter to the Prime Minister, ministers and lord mayors on COVID-19 action

TO The Hon Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Regional Development Thursday 26 March 2020 Dear Prime Minister, At this most debilitating time in Australia’s cultural life, our creative, cultural and entertainment industries require urgent support to ensure that jobs and infrastructure survive to inspire Australians […]

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AICSA congratulates State Government for COVID-19 initiatives, calls for Federal action

AICSA congratulates State Government for COVID-19 initiatives and calls for Federal action The South Australian Government has announced an immediate package to support the arts and cultural sector in South Australia as it copes with the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The package, valued at $1.5million, includes: New grant programs INNOVATING PRACTICE and CREATIVE […]

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AICSA calls for immediate Federal and State arts rescue packages

Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) urges immediate action from both Federal and State Governments to address the crisis facing our sector. Without this, the viability of the sector – and the mental health of the arts community – are in great peril. No state understands the interdependence between the arts sector, hospitality, events […]

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AICSA Statement: COVID-19

Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) joins with the many arts organisations across Australia to acknowledge that the sector is going through an unprecedented crisis at this time. On 11 March 2020 the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic and called for ‘urgent and aggressive action’. This action includes social distancing as a primary […]

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Measuring Impact: valuing the small to medium arts sector in SA

On 22nd January 2020 Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) launched MEASURING IMPACT, the inaugural report into valuing the contribution of the small to medium arts sector in SA. Download the report AICSA Measuring Impact Report (PDF 700kb) South Australia’s small to medium arts sector and independent artists are a major contributor to South Australia’s […]

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