Creative Victoria

People watching a performer in a big dress with an old timey looking building in the background Castlemaine State Festival opening night 2013. Photo: Michael Nix

Creative Victoria champions and supports the state's creative industries, spanning arts, culture, screen, design and more. Learn more about Creative Victoria

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Melbourne poet bound for Krakow

Melbourne writer Louis Klee will represent the city during a residency in Krakow Poland as part of a UNESCO City of Literature residency program.

23 February 2018
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  • arts & culture
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Melbourne City of Literature celebrates ten years

Melbourne might be known for its arty laneways, monochrome fashion sense and love of coffee, but the city has one other thing it trades in abundance – words.

16 February 2018
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  • arts & culture

The rise of Victorian podcast culture

Creative storytellers across our state have leapt into the podcast fray, producing unique, entertaining and award-winning shows for a fast-growing audience.

22 January 2018
  • Strategy

Creative State Victoria's first creative industries strategy

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Film Critics Circle of Australia honours Victorian productions

Victorian productions shone at the 2017 Film Critic’s Circle of Australia Awards, which were announced this week.

22 February 2018
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  • arts & culture
  • aboriginal
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7 reasons to visit Victoria's Regional Centre for Culture

The heart of Victoria is bursting with creative energy, with the year-long Regional Centre for Culture program now underway.

23 February 2018
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  • design

Explore the program: Melbourne Design Week 2018

Design Week will see local and international design innovators gather in Melbourne for a series of exhibitions, talks, studio tours and industry-led events.

21 February 2018
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Malthouse brings Picnic At Hanging Rock to the Barbican

Malthouse Theatre will debut its critically acclaimed production of Picnic at Hanging Rock at the Barbican this week, with support from Creative Victoria.

20 February 2018
  • Websites

Culture Victoria Explore the Stories and Collections that make up the rich cultural life of Victoria

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Victorian performing arts set to flood the market

A record 23 Victorian companies have been selected to present work at the 2018 Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM), which kicks off in Brisbane today.

19 February 2018
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  • arts & culture
  • music
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  • games
  • design

Regional Map

The regional creativity map showcases just some of the creative industries spread across Victoria

20 May 2016
  • Resources

The Creative Exchange Ideas. Skills. Connections.

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Tales from the vault

Chrissie Amphlett’s schoolgirl dress, Molly Meldrum’s hat, Nick Cave’s scribbled notebooks: these treasures and many more are on display at the Australian Music Vault.

10 January 2018

Creative Victoria:A smashing line-up has been announced for the next round of NOCTURNAL at @melbournemuseum The late-night party will… https://t.co/sVlojiSKpG

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