2016 Archive

AICSA seeking $17mil+ investment in SA artists and small to medium arts organisations

Arts Industry Council of South Australia seeking a $17milllion+ investment in artists and small-to-medium arts organisations in the next State Budget The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) has written to South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis proposing five initiatives that would see over $17million invested in small-to-medium arts organisations, individual artists and innovation in […]

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AICSA responds to VET Student Loans Eligible Course List

In a letter sent to Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Education and Training, AICSA has asked for re-consideration of the availability of Fee-Help to Creative Arts courses. The proposed Federal Government changes to fee paying courses include the scrapping of VET fees available to students undertaking Creative Arts courses. The scrapping of these […]

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Join Ben Eltham as he speaks about his Platform Paper When the Goal Posts Move: Patronage, power and resistance in Australian cultural policy 2013–2016 Mercury Cinema, Wednesday 5 October, 6pm for 6.30pm start Free Entry (bookings at Eventbrite) In this wide-ranging overview of the now notorious ‘Excellence Raid’ of Budget night 2015, when substantial public […]

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Media Release: Arts campaigning impacts on Hindmarsh result

MEDIA RELEASE: For immediate release: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Arts campaigning impacts on Hindmarsh result The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) today welcomed the election of the ALP’s Steve Georganas as the new member for the marginal seat of Hindmarsh, citing the concerns of voters about the Federal Government’s treatment of the arts as […]

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Media release: SA budget news for the arts sector

MEDIA RELEASE: For immediate release: Friday 8 July 2016 Good budget news in the short term but long-term growth in the arts sector must be put on the agenda in SA The Arts Industry of South Australia (AICSA) congratulates the SA Government for its demonstrable commitment to the arts and cultural economy. The Minister for the […]

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Federal Election Report Card on Arts – LPA

Live Performance Australia has released its assessment of the major parties’ policy positions for the live performance industry in the lead-up to the 2016 federal election. View the report card here for a comparison of the arts policies and commitments of the Coalition, the ALP, Greens and the Arts Party. Arts Industry Council of South Australia asks […]

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