We're renowned worldwide for our creative industries and we need to support them because they support our economy and our way of life.
What will the money be used for?
This investment includes:
To ensure Victoria continues to be the nation's creative capital, the Budget provides an additional $50 million to support the work of The Arts Centre, State Library of Victoria and the Melbourne Recital Centre.
Creative Industries Strategy
The Government will also invest $33.8 million into a Creative Industries Strategy to help creative industries grow in a changing economy.
Geelong's Performing Arts Centre redevelopment
Geelong's Performing Arts Centre redevelopment is underway, and the Budget provides an additional $7 million to expand and improve amenity for the community.