TNV’s Submission: Victorian Creative Industries Strategy

TNV commends the Victorian government for initiating a new Creative Industries Strategy, a strategy that “will take the creative capital into the new era…build new audiences, break into new markets and inspire more Victorians to consider an innovative and imaginative career” (Minister Foley, p 3).

While it is certainly important to develop specific strategies and new initiatives to bring this aspiration to fruition, the most urgent task is to begin the process of increasing the size of the arts funding pool as a whole. A genuine attempt to take Victoria into the new era must seriously address the inherent contradictions and challenges posed by the current arts funding arrangements.

Read TNV’s Submission Here