Chair Gail Kovatseff delivered the 2014 Annual Report for Arts Industry Council of SA at the AGM on 26 May 2015. Download the full report. — Annual Report 2014 Presented at AICSA AGM, 26 May 2015 By Gail Kovatseff (Chair) & Michelle Wigg (Executive Officer) During 2014, AICSA embarked on the bold mission of developing […]

2015 Membership Fees Due Now

HELP AICSA TO HELP YOU! Membership fees for Arts Industry Council of SA are now due for the 2015 calendar year. To join or renew, download a membership form and support our work for the SA arts industry. Previous members have been sent an invoice, so if you have missed out or need to check the status […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


AICSA’s Annual General Meeting is fast approaching and you are invited to attend. The AGM will be held at the recently relaunched Nexus Arts, featuring an overview of the relaunched venue’s new vision, along with an outline of AICSA’s work over the previous year. Tuesday 26 May, 4pm * Nexus Arts Lion Arts Centre cnr […]

Arts on the agenda for the Davenport by-election

Dear AICSA members, As we continue to compile and collate all the ideas, suggestions and provocations that have arisen from the 40 Year Vision for the Arts Forum, one of the most consistent statements to emerge has been the need for the arts industry to have greater political influence. In the days immediately following the […]

Davenport by-election: Write to your candidates

The by-election for the district of Davenport will take place on Saturday 31 January 2015. More information can be found here. The Arts Industry Council of South Australia is currently asking arts lovers in the Davenport electorate to write to candidates, asking them what their vision is for the arts and culture in South Australia. Please […]