WELCOME TO CREATIVE STATE, VICTORIA’S FIRST CREATIVE INDUSTRIES STRATEGY

And now for some good news!

Here is the announcement lifted from Creative Victoria website:

With more than $115 million in new funding, Creative State is designed to grow Victoria’s $23 billion creative and cultural economy, turbocharge local creative enterprises, create new jobs and employment opportunities, and bring social and cultural benefits to Victorians.

Creative State was launched on Tuesday 19 April by the Minister for the Creative Industries, Martin Foley. Read the Minister’s foreword here.

There are five focus areas and 40 targeted actions in the strategy, which you can explore in full on the Govt website. The focus areas are:

Backing creative talent

Strengthening the creative industries ecosystem

Delivering wider economic and social impact

Increasing participation and access

Building international engagement