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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AICSA Statement: COVID-19

Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) joins with the many arts organisations across Australia to acknowledge that the sector is going through an unprecedented crisis at this time. On 11 March 2020 the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic and called for ‘urgent and aggressive action’. This action includes social distancing as a primary […]

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Measuring Impact: valuing the small to medium arts sector in SA

On 22nd January 2020 Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) launched MEASURING IMPACT, the inaugural report into valuing the contribution of the small to medium arts sector in SA. Download the report AICSA Measuring Impact Report (PDF 700kb) South Australia’s small to medium arts sector and independent artists are a major contributor to South Australia’s […]

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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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