Author Archives: Executive Officer

SA STATE BUDGET 2019-20: AICSA responds

NEW FUNDING FOR MAJOR ACTIVITIES BUT CUTS ARE STILL ROLLING THROUGH THE ARTS 20th June 2019 The Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) welcomed new investment for major arts activities across screen, festivals and Aboriginal arts and culture. Despite these new investments, AICSA is concerned that the 2019-20 budget did not take any steps to […]

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The Palais Forum: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

AICSA+Adelaide Festival are pleased to invite you to a free forum at The Palais SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? Wednesday 6 March 5.30pm-6.30pm (Doors open 5pm) Free entry, all welcome The Riverbank Palais, Elder Park SPEAKERS JASCHA BOYCE Founder and performer Gravity & Other Myths JENNIFER GREER HOLMES Creative Producer ALI GUMILYA BAKER […]

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AICSA Sector Survey Results Available for Download

SECTOR SURVEY RESULTS DOWNLOAD HERE (896kb). In the second half of 2018 AICSA held two briefing meetings to update the sector on cuts to the arts budget and the dismantling of Arts South Australia. At these meetings many expressed their concern regarding these changes and agreed that this is an uncertain time for organisations, companies […]

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2018-2019 State Budget Briefing

Around 150 people gathered at Nexus Arts on 13 September to discuss the impact of the 2018-2019 State Budget on the arts sector. AICSA Chair Gail Kovatseff provided an overview and a summary of questions that AICSA has asked to the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. This was followed by a Q+A session lead […]

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STATE BUDGET SEES CUTS TO THE ARTS AND SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO ARTS SOUTH AUSTRALIA

For immediate release Wednesday 5 September 2018 STATE BUDGET SEES CUTS TO THE ARTS AND SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO ARTS SOUTH AUSTRALIA The new South Australian Government’s first budget, delivered yesterday, sees savings targets and cuts to the arts, and the dismantling of Arts South Australia. While the Marshall Government has delivered on most of its […]

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AICSA Statement on Arts South Australia and the State Budget

Arts South Australia and the State Budget Wednesday 22 August 2018 Dear AICSA members and subscribers, As you may have heard the South Australian Government has terminated the employment of Mr Peter Louca as the Executive Director of Arts South Australia, effective 5pm Wednesday 22 August, and has abolished the position of Executive Director, Arts […]

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