From comedy events and live band nights to roving carnival performers, Sydney is the place for entertainment after the NSW Government announced funding for an additional 10 recipients in Round Two of the Play the City initiative.
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Department of the Interior and Local Government issued Joint Memorandum Circular 2021-001 to provide amended procedures on the submission of local inventory of cultural property of local government units (LGUs) for submission in the Philippine Registry of Cultural Property (PRECUP) for the issuance of certificate of compliance.
Designed to secure jobs and reassert Victoria’s position as the creative state, a $167.3 million Creative State funding package will support the sector as it bounces back after a challenging year – putting creativity at the heart of Victoria’s recovery and supercharging the sector.
As film, television and digital games projects spring back from the global COVID hiatus, the Victorian Budget 2021/22 will provide a record $120.7 million for an ambitious strategy to supercharge Victoria’s $2.2 billion screen industry; growing jobs, strengthening screen businesses and bringing local content to screens worldwide.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is establishing a major program to support local artists this summer by funding public art. Through the City Artist Corps, as the economic recovery program is called, New York will invest $25 million to employ some 1,500 artists.
The Palaszczuk Government is providing $1.3 million in funding to 21 live music venues across Queensland, providing an important boost to the sector following the impacts of the pandemic. Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch tonight announced new funding for the live music sector at the annual Queensland Music Awards.