Update for Regional Artists and Arts Organisations in Response to Covid-19

Posted in Communities on 20/Sep/2020 14:39

20 SEPTEMBER, 2020 

Policy and Government Updates

Funding and Opportunities

Regional Victorian responses


15 SEPTEMBER, 2020

Policy and Government Updates

  • From 11.59pm Wednesday, regional Victoria will move to the Third Step of the re-opening roadmap ahead of schedule:
  • Further support has been announced for the hospitality and entertainment industry including:
    • $58 million for grants of up to $5,000 to help hospitality businesses pay for the practical things such as umbrellas, outdoor furniture, screens and other equipment to serve outdoors;
    • $29.5 million for local councils to help them implement swift and streamlined permit, enforcement and monitoring processes to support expanded outdoor dining; and,
    • A $100 million Sole Trader Support Fund; the Fund will provide grants of $3,000 to eligible sole traders working in sectors of the economy that will continue to be affected by restrictions, like media and film production, creative studios, outdoor entertainment and in private museums and galleries.
    • Read the full Statement here: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/taking-footpaths-getting-ready-outdoor-dining
    • Follow details here: https://www.business.vic.gov.au/

Consultation

Resources


13 SEPTEMBER, 2020

Policy and Government Updates

Consultation

Funding and opportunities

Resources

Regional Victoria responses

  • Arts Mansfield is running the popular Bushy Tales Writing Awards again this year. Entries are invited now for short stories up to 2500 words, and poetry up to 25 verses on the subject of EARTH, WIND, FIRE.... OR COVID: www.artsmansfield.com.au/regular-events/bushy-tales/
  • 1300 Roar is all about creating music out of emotion. They want your emotions, your feelings about lockdowns and pandemics. From frustration to grief, from joy to fear. Together with a digital composer, they will turn your emotions into a commissioned piece of music:https://www.creativeballarat.com.au/1300-roar

6 SEPTEMBER, 2020

Policy Updates

Funding and opportunities

 Surveys

  • The House of Representatives Select Committee on Regional Australia is inquiring into matters concerning Regional Australia, and has a new survey on the views of those living in metropolitan areas on the regions: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RegionalMetroSurvey

 Regional Victoria responses

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Regional Arts Victoria has been providing regular updates to our Members as we become aware of new announcements and information relevant to the arts and creative industries. We will post these here.