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Welcome to Creative State 2016-2020, Victoria's creative industries strategy

Creative State is the Victorian Government's strategy to strengthen and grow the state's creative industries and the value they bring to Victorians.

Launched in April 2016, following extensive sector and public consultation, the four-year strategy is backed by $115 million in new funding.

It contains 40 targeted actions that together provide an integrated plan to grow the state's $23 billion creative and cultural economy, provide more opportunities for Victorians to embark on creative careers and enjoy creative experiences, and position Victoria as a globally recognised creative state.

With Creative State now in its fourth and final year, work has commenced on Victoria’s next four-year creative industries strategy, looking ahead to 2020-2024. Public and industry consultation is now underway and we invite you to contribute your ideas and insights. Visit the Creative State 2020+ consultation website to find out more and contribute.

About Creative State
Find out more about the Creative State strategy, how it was developed and the context of Victoria's creative industries landscape

Progress Report
Explore the strategy and find out how the each of the 40 actions is progressing

Advisory Board
The Creative State Advisory Board (CSAB) takes a leading role in the rollout of Creative State, meet the members

We welcome your feedback on Creative State


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