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AICSA CONGRATULATES SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FOR SECOND STATE ARTS PACKAGE

$10.2 million new investment in survival and recovery  The Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) warmly welcomes the Government of South Australia’s second package responding to the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on the state’s arts industry. Gail Kovatseff, AICSA Chairperson said, “We are extremely pleased and heartened that the South Australian Government has responded […]

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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 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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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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AICSA calls for immediate Federal and State arts rescue packages

Arts Industry Council of South Australia (AICSA) urges immediate action from both Federal and State Governments to address the crisis facing our sector. Without this, the viability of the sector – and the mental health of the arts community – are in great peril. No state understands the interdependence between the arts sector, hospitality, events […]

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