Author Archives: Julianne Pierce

MEDIA RELEASE: AICSA welcomes SA Government’s $7m arts funding package

Peak arts body AICSA welcomes SA Government’s new $7m arts funding package Thursday 28 October 2021 – For immediate release The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) welcomes the South Australian Government’s new $7 million funding package to support arts and live music jobs for Covid-19 recovery. On Tuesday, the Premier Hon Steven Marshall […]

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Additional support for most affected industries announced by SA Government

The South Australia Government has announced a new package for small and medium businesses, events and sole traders, jointly funded with the Commonwealth Government. The new South Australian COVID-19 Additional Business Support Grant will deliver about $40 million in further support to an estimated 19,000 local businesses in eligible industries that have been particularly affected by the […]

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AICSA SURVEY: Impacts of Lockdown & COVID-19 Related Restrictions

COMPLETE THE SURVEY HERE Deadline extended to 5pm, Friday 13 August This survey aims to track the impact of the seven-day lockdown and public health restrictions on the South Australian arts sector.  Whether you are filling this survey out as an independent artist or on behalf of an arts organisation, the information you provide will help […]

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Peak arts body AICSA calls for greater support for the hard hit creative sector

Friday 23 July 2021 The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) welcomes the South Australian Government’s swift and decisive response to the latest Covid-19 outbreak in the state and the Government’s $100 million Business Support Package announced on Wednesday.  South Australia’s necessary seven-day lockdown has however seen the cancellation of festivals, live music, theatre […]

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2021-2022 South Australian State Budget: AICSA’s response

Building on the one-off grants-based initiatives delivered in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as two new State Funds announced in the 2021-22 State Budget, the Arts Industry Council of South Australia calls on the South Australian Government to commit to new and visionary initiatives that support artistic and cultural practice, employment, […]

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Arts Industry Council of South Australia releases key policy focuses for upcoming elections

The Arts Industry Council of South Australia has developed a suite of key messages that will be the focus of our advocacy in the leadup to upcoming State and Federal elections. The messages have been developed from AICSA’s Key Issues Survey conducted in May, which provided a snapshot of the priorities and concerns of the […]

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