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Media Release: Creative Support Shores Up Jobs In Arts Organisations

The Victorian Government is supporting creative businesses across the state to find COVIDSafe ways to welcome back audiences and earn revenue through new grants for arts and cultural organisations.

78 Victorian arts and cultural organisations would share in $7.85 million in grants aimed at protecting jobs through the second stage of the Government’s Strategic Investment Fund for the creative industries.

Supported organisations include Victorian-based national icons such as The Australian Ballet and Circus Oz; regional festivals such as the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival and the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues; First Peoples arts organisations ILBIJERRI Theatre and Wurinbeena and youth theatre companies Arena Theatre and St Martins.

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