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AICSA representatives met with State Liberal Leader Stephen Marshall, the Shadow Minister for the Arts and Isobel Redmond MP yesterday. The meeting focused on four main advocacy topics: $2 million increase in funding for small to medium sector; SA arts policy framework; Creative Futures workforce development research project; and Infrastructure planning – arts venues as […]

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Proposed OzCo Act Amendments Welcomed by Arts Sector Representatives

ArtsPeak released the following media release last Friday 10 May re the Senate Inquiry recommendations for amendments. PROPOSED OZCO ACT AMENDMENTS WELCOMED BY ARTS SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES Members of ArtsPeak, the coalition of national peak arts organisations today welcomed the recommendations of the Senate Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport Committee Inquiry into the Australia […]

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AICSA attended an ArtsPeak meeting where the focus was around what was missing from the Australia Council legislation and to identify key points for discussion with Australia Council for the Arts, Office for the Arts (OFTA), and the Deputy Secretary to the Arts . OFTA summarised the background to the new legislation, provided a comparison […]

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AICSA represents at ArtsPeak

AICSA attended the ArtsPeak meeting held in Sydney in January, where the day long discussion was focused on priority issues and strategies for our sector in the lead up to the Federal election. The key issue AICSA presented was common to all ArtsPeak members – a long term national arts framework led by the arts […]

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Meeting with Simon Crean

On August 17th 2011, heads of various key arts organisations and peak bodies met with the Honourable Simon Crean, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development & Local Government, Minister for the Arts to discuss the current key arts issues. There were only two representatives from South Australia one of which was AICSA co-chair, Alison Dunn. […]

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Correspondence with Minister John Hill

AICSA has recently written to Minister John Hill to advise him of these thoughts and to request that representation of practicing professional artists on Boards is considered and prioritised when making ministerial appointments to Statutory Authorities and other government appointed Boards.

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