Author Archives: Executive Officer

AICSA calls for an additional $10m SA State Govt investment in survival and recovery

AICSA calls for an additional $10m SA State Govt investment in survival and recovery AT LEAST ONE IN THREE ARTS WORKERS HAVE LOST THEIR JOB IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA The latest jobs data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, released on Tuesday 16 June, shows that COVID-19 job losses in Arts and Recreation in South Australia […]

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AICSA re-appoints GAIL KOVATSEFF as Chair with new Deputy Chair JESSICA ALICE

AICSA re-appoints GAIL KOVATSEFF as Chair with new Deputy Chair JESSICA ALICE For Immediate Release Thursday 18 June 2020 On Wednesday 17 June Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) Executive Committee re-appointed GAIL KOVATSEFF as Chair for a further one-year term. AICSA is delighted to welcome Director of Writers SA JESSICA ALICE as the new […]

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AICSA SUPPORTS SECTOR CALL FOR $750mil INDUSTRY PACKAGE

AICSA SUPPORTS CALL FOR $750mil INDUSTRY PACKAGE Statement from Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) Friday 12 June 2020 The Australian arts and cultural sector is valued at $111 billion-a-year and employs an estimated 660,000 people. In South Australia, the arts and cultural sector is valued at $686 million, and makes up 2% of all jobs. […]

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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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