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RALLY SPEECH NOTES: ROSS MCHENRY, MUSICIAN/COMPOSER/PRODUCER

Speech notes by Ross McHenry, independent musician/composer/producer. Presented at the ‘Rally Against Arts Funding Cuts: Culture Counts‘ at Parliament House steps on 19 April 2016.   Good afternoon friends. We are all here because we passionately believe in South Australia as a state of cultural significance. You have heard from my peers about the catastrophic effects […]

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ROUND-UP: RALLY AGAINST ARTS FUNDING CUTS

Last week’s Rally Against Arts Funding Cuts attracted a 500-strong crowd of artists, arts workers and arts lovers to the steps of Parliament House on Tuesday 19 April. The rally voiced concerns for the sustainability of SA’s arts industry, with arts organisations and artists facing the prospect of significantly reduced state government funding, compounded by […]

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Rally Speech Notes: Rob Brookman, State Theatre Company of SA

Speech notes by Rob Brookman, Executive Director/Producer at State Theatre Company of South Australia. Presented at the ‘Rally Against Arts Funding Cuts: Culture Counts‘ at Parliament House steps on 19 April 2016. Downloadable version here I HAVE BEEN PONDERING FOR THE LAST THREE DAYS WHAT USEFUL THINGS I MAY HAVE TO SAY TO THIS GATHERING – HOW […]

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2016 AICSA Memberships Due

HELP AICSA TO HELP YOU! Membership fees for Arts Industry Council of SA are now due for the 2016 calendar year. To join or renew, download a membership form and support our work for the SA arts industry. Previous members have been sent an invoice, so if you have missed out or need to check the status […]

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Adelaide 2055 – Consultation on Draft

Adelaide 2055 Consultation The Arts Industry Council of SA recently released the draft publication Adelaide 2055, with “a vision in which culture, the arts and creative industries play a stronger and more vital role in the state’s future.” Adelaide 2055 draws together the ideas of 200 members of South Australia’s arts community who attended the 40 Year Vision for […]

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CREATIVE BOOM REPORT RELEASED

CREATIVE BOOM A REPORT INTO FOUR SECTORS OF STRENGTH AND OPPORTUNITY IN THE ARTS In determining a future for South Australia, the relevance and strength of the arts and creative sector has never been more important.  Besides providing enriching experiences and deep connection, the creative sector has the potential for significant growth, growing jobs and […]

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