Notes of encouragement from your fellow creatives

Resilient, pragmatic, devoted, determined, imaginative and generous, Victorian creatives have so much to offer. Take a look...

Creative profile: Sarah Beaumont

An abandoned 1950s service station is transformed into Servo@23, a creative hub and exhibition space.

Creative profile: Isabella Doherty

How a photographer created an online platform to support local artists.

Creative profile: Emily Ulman

Meet the local music industry legend behind the successful Isol-Aid festival.

Creative profile: Paperback Books

For 50 years the tiny bookshop has sat quietly at Bourke Street's 'lively top end'.

New life for old shoes

Meet the fashion student tackling waste in costume design.

Creative profile: Brenna Quinlan

Meet the illustrator drawing a more hopeful future.

What's on this week

Updated every Friday, a few highlights of the many creative sector events, activities and initiatives that aim to provide you with support, sustenance, solace or inspiration at this time.
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Stream: MSO Concert Series

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is streaming performances fortnightly on Thursdays.

Read: The state of the industry

Dragonbear Studios, the Melbourne-based video game development team met with ACMI to discuss the future of Australian gaming.

Explore: The Wholesome Hour

A kids-only show created by beloved La Mama Theatre.

Stream: Zoom magic

Some of Australia's best magicians perform magic shows every Friday over Zoom from 7.30pm.

Learn: Creative Equity Toolkit

A free resource for anyone working in the creative industries to take action to increase cultural diversity.

Find: Face Masks

Ethical Clothing Australia have compiled a list of Australian-made, ethically accredited businesses making face masks.

Support Act Wellbeing Helpline

The Support Act Wellbeing Helpline is a completely confidential and free of charge 24/7 phone counselling service.

Simply phone 1800 959 500 to speak with an experienced, qualified clinician about any aspect of your mental health and wellbeing. You can make an appointment, or request to speak to someone immediately.

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