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: Katie Sfetkidis

Meet the lighting designer expanding her practice.

Creative profile: Denni Francisco

Meet the Wiradjuri fashion designer with 25 years experience.

Creative profile: Alex Cardy

Meet the cinematographer with a passion for queer cinema.

Creative profile: Nhatty Man

Meet the musician recording in his downtime.

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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Visit: Overlapping Magisteria

Five artists embrace sensory overload as part of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts latest exhibition.

Stream: The Teskey Bros with Orchestra Victoria

The band and orchestra performed at Hamer Hall, Melbourne. Now streaming, in full.

Binge: Best of Australian TV

The Guardian compiled a list of some of the best locally-made TV shows to stream this summer.

Play: Best Australian videogames of 2020

'Moving Out' and 'Necrobarista' are two Victorian-produced games to make the list.

Listen: Local podcasts

'In the Making', a podcast about creativity and mental health is included in ArtsHub's recommendations of locally-produced, thought-provoking podcasts.

Free: QR Codes for business

The Victorian Government's new QR code service is free for businesses or venues to use to help with contact tracing.

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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