The global coronavirus pandemic is causing wide-reaching challenges for Victoria’s creative and cultural sector of a scale and nature we've never experienced before.

Creative Victoria is monitoring this evolving situation and its impacts on our creative community, and we are doing everything we can to provide support during these anxious and uncertain times.

On this site, you'll find information to help you navigate the current environment, including avenues for support and useful resources.

Questions and answers for the creative industries

We have gathered the following information in response to questions about the current situation, its impacts on our creative industries, organisations and individuals, and available support.

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Latest news

What happens next?

Planning for the potential phased re-opening of our creative sector

Safeguarding Victoria's iconic cultural experiences

Funding of $32.3 million announced for the state's creative and cultural sector.

Bendigo Art Gallery

COVID-19 Audience Outlook Monitor report

Results from coronavirus arts audience tracking study

Funding package announced

Supporting our creative state through coronavirus


Creative Industries Q&As

Your questions about the current situation and support answered.


Cultural institutions temporarily close

Temporary closure of venues from 16 March.