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In Brief

Check here for the latest news from Creative Victoria and the creative industries portfolio.

Creative Victoria was established on 1 January 2015, replacing the former Arts Victoria. For news items prior to this date, please visit our News Archive.

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3 August 2015

Funding Boost For ATSI Arts Professionals

The latest round of Indigenous Professional Development grants deliver career-expanding opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) artists and arts-workers.

3 August 2015

Melbourne Museum Children’s Gallery Welcomes New Era

A new era for the Melbourne Museum’s popular children’s Gallery was announced today. The Gallery will be renamed the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery following a $1m donation from Victorian philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel.

3 August 2015

Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers Open Now

The Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers is a developmental award to foster talented writers aged 30 or under who are working on a long-form or book-length nonfiction work.

31 July 2015

International Songwriting Competition Now Open

Entries are now open for the 2015 International Songwriting Competition (ISC), the annual song contest that propelled Vance Joy to fame in 2014.

31 July 2015

Crossy Road hits 100,000,000

Victorian-made mobile game Crossy Road has hit the stratosphere, reaching 100,000,000 downloads since being launched in November 2014.

31 July 2015

$5000 Portraiture Scholarship Available

The Victorian Artists' Society is offering a $5,000 Portraiture Scholarship to tertiary art students, made possible through the bequest of the late Norma Bull.

30 July 2015

Melbourne International Film Festival Opens Tonight

The 64th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) opens tonight at Hamer Hall with the screening of Force of Destiny, the latest film from revered Melbourne-based Director Paul Cox.

30 July 2015

Hermitage Masterpieces Land At NGV

Spectacular works from art masters including Rembrandt, Rubens and Titian have gone on show at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in the latest exhibition Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great.

30 July 2015

Entries Open For Community History Awards

The Victorian Community History Awards recognise the contributions made by Victorians to the preservation of Victoria’s heritage, acknowledging works that contribute to the development and appreciation of the history of Victoria.

29 July 2015

Tax And Fundraising Workshop For Arts Organisations

Creative Partnerships Australia is offering free workshops for arts organisations trying to navigate fundraising tax law.

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