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.
Got an event or activity to promote? Or an initiative that you think might help the sector?
Send us the details: digital@creative.vic.gov.au

Stream: Behind-the-scenes at Melbourne International Film Festival

Film Victoria spoke with MIFF's Artistic Director about the challenges, and unexpected benefits of reimagining Australia's favourite film festival for a digital format.

Explore: Boyd House II / Walsh Street

Take a virtual tour of  Boyd House II / Walsh Street – Robin Boyd’s greatest domestic architectural experiment – and learn about Australia's most influential architect.

Join: Seniors  Tea with NGV Online

Settle in with a cup of tea and enjoy a group conversation in these informal sessions exploring art together from the NGV Collection.

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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