Meeting with Simon Crean

On August 17th 2011, heads of various key arts organisations and peak bodies met with the Honourable Simon Crean, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development & Local Government, Minister for the Arts to discuss the current key arts issues. There were only two representatives from South Australia one of which was AICSA co-chair, Alison Dunn. […]

Meeting with Peter Garrett

On Friday 6 August representatives from The Arts Industry Council met with Federal Arts Minister Peter Garrett to raise a number of key issues of our members in advance of the federal election. To read the notes from this meeting please click below: Meeting with Minister Peter Garrett

Executive Committee Positions for AIC

There have been a few movements within the AICSA executive committee and new positions are as follows: Co-Chair: Alison Dunn Co-Chair: Tricia Walton Deputy Chair: Phil Callaghan Treasurer: Gordon Andersen Alison and Tricia take over from out-going Chair, Carolyn Ramsey who resigned at the Annual General Meeting this year. The entire committee would like to […]

Letter to the Premier

The Arts Industry Council recently sent the following letter to the Premiere of South Australia regarding the upcoming State budget and the following response was received: Letter to the Premier Response from the Premier

Pre-Election Campaigning and Coverage

The Arts Industry Council was actively involved in campaigning prior to the Federal election to ensure that the arts was given due consideration by all Parties. Please see below for a summary of the action that was taken and some of the coverage that this generated in South Australia: ArtsPeak calls for cultural policies ArtsPeak […]

New Models, New Money

A foundation for the artist The Arts Industry Council recently was instrumental in securing a range of consultations in South Australia for the ‘New Model, New Money – A Foundation for the Artist’ study that was initiated by the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW and Arts Queensland. A significant number of artists and arts […]

Correspondence with Minister John Hill

AICSA has recently written to Minister John Hill to advise him of these thoughts and to request that representation of practicing professional artists on Boards is considered and prioritised when making ministerial appointments to Statutory Authorities and other government appointed Boards.

Independent Performance Makers Weekend

Representatives of the AICSA recently took part in an Independent Performance Makers weekend of consultation and planning. Supported by Arts SA, the weekend at Carclew was led by visiting Arts Producer, Angharad Wynne-Jones, using an Open Space facilitation process. The central topic was “Creating SA’s distinctive performance culture – what do we really want and […]

2011 State Budget Submission

The Arts Industry Council provides an annual submission to the Premier regarding the State Budget. To read the 2011 submission,please click here.

AICSA Welcome

AICSA would like to welcome Ms. Christie Anthoney to the Executive Committee. Christie brings a wealth of experience to the AICSA executive committee in various areas of the arts but particularly the training sectors through her position as Creative Director of Adelaide College of the Arts.