Regional Arts Victoria has joined forces with the Victorian Government, the Great South Coast Regional Partnership, Corangamite Shire, Glenelg Shire, Moyne Shire, Southern Grampians Shire, City of Warrnambool and the Great Ocean Road Tourism Board to begin developing a strategy to support creative industries in the Great South Coast of Victoria.
The strategy will build on the long-term partnership already in place between these groups, and provide a roadmap for supporting creative industry practitioners, organisations and supporters in the south west of the state.
The strategy will have input and guidance from local creative industries representatives, build on local strengths and improve collaboration across the region.
The development of a strategy responds to some of the key priorities identified by the Great South Coast region concerning the development of tourist attractions to encourage people to visit the region and improve the liveability of local communities.
Three main purpose statements will drive the creation of the strategy:
- To identify a coordinated approach to support and promote Creative Industries within the region
- To develop a strategy that reflects the point of difference of the Creative Industries in the Great South Coast region
- To enhance the potential reach, impact and sustainability of creative industries
You are invited to attend sessions targeting various art forms which will inform the development of the strategy. We want to hear from you about your specific needs so we can make sure this strategy works for you in our region, and you’ll get to meet your industry leaders.
FILM SESSION – with Screenworks
Monday 9 September, 5.30pm
Reardon Theatre, Port Fairy
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y52yfgpp
MUSEUMS SESSION – with Australian Museums and Galleries Association (Victoria)
Tuesday 10 September, 10.00am
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y459qejc
BOOKS AND WRITING SESSION – with Writers Victoria
Tuesday 10 September, 5.30pm
Blarney Books & Art, Port Fairy
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y5nfumtt
FESTIVALS SESSION – with Regional Arts Australia
Wednesday 11 September, 11.00am
Port Fairy Yacht Club
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y3pxtk48
PUBLIC SESSION – with Multicultural Arts Victoria
Tuesday 24 September, 12.00pm
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y692nxhc
YOUNG ARTISTS SESSION – with Express Media, The Push and Australian Theatre for Young People
Tuesday 24 September, 5.00pm
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y63hka85
VISUAL ARTS SESSION – with National Association for Visual Arts (NAVA)
Tuesday 1 October, 5.30pm
F Project Gallery, Warrnambool
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/yy6ok2zz
DESIGN AND FASHION SESSION – with Design Victoria and Australian Fashion Council
Monday 7 October, 5.30pm
Mr Walter, Warrnambool
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/y3qobtua
MUSIC SESSION – with Music Victoria
Friday 18 October, 11.00am
Bookings and details: https://tinyurl.com/yxozosdq
Sessions are free to attend but bookings requested for catering. Full details at the links above for each session, or here on the website.