27 May 2019

The Victorian State Budget provides support for multiple initiatives in the Creative Industries portfolio from 2019-20. This is in addition to Creative Victoria’s core funding and includes support for a range of programs and operating activities (output initiatives) and infrastructure projects (asset initiatives).

 

2019-20

($M)

2020-21

($M)

2021-22

($M)

2022-23

($M)

Total

($M)

Creative Victorian Cultural Facilities Management Fund

5.000.000.000.005.00

Building a World Class Geelong Performing Arts Centre

15.5245.6444.3622.48128.00

Exhibition and Experience Program Renewal – Museums Victoria

4.500.000.000.004.50

State Library Victoria Redevelopment

7.000.000.000.007.00

Total

32.0245.6444.3622.48144.50

Creative Victoria Cultural Facilities Management Fund

$5 million to maintain Victoria’s State-owned cultural venues and facilities and ensure their continuous and safe operation.

Building a World Class Geelong Performing Arts Centre

$128 million to deliver the third and most significant stage of the redevelopment of the Geelong Performing Arts Centre, following the completion of the current Ryrie Street stage. Completely transforming the existing Little Malop Street building, this project will add three new theatre spaces, an outdoor atrium, new dining options, and upgraded facilities – both front and back of house.

Exhibition and Experience Program Renewal – Museums Victoria

$4.5 million to support the renewal of exhibitions and programs at Melbourne Museum, the Immigration Museum and Scienceworks.

State Library Victoria Redevelopment

$7 million to address hazardous materials identified as part of the State Library Victoria redevelopment project.