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Film Industry, Videographer

Arts – Wide Angle Tasmania

Now I am asking about Wide Angle Tasmania. As you know, minister, Wide Angle has been operating in Tasmania since 2005.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Jun 2023

Music, Hands with Guitar

Arts – Live Performers

I am interested to hear about local acts attracting local audiences. That's really good. We have been contacted by some local musicians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Jun 2023

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Roger Scholes - Tribute

I rise tonight to honour the life of a most beautiful and wildly creative soul Tasmanian soul, one of our greats, film maker and artist Roger Scholes.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Jun 2022

Art Gallery

Arts – Regional Arts Funding

It is not helping the flourishing of regional arts itself.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Arts – Creative Producer Gathering

There is not an annual creative producers and organisations gathering.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2022

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Arts – Budget Allocation

There is $25 million less from your Government going into Arts, Screen and Arts development.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2022

Film Industry, Videographer

Arts - Screen Productions

Minister, the screen productions that come out of Tasmania are truly world renowned.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2021

Art Gallery

Arts - Arts Industry Development Funding

Minister, I'd like to get some more information about the money in the Budget provided under Arts Industry Development, output 5.2.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2021

Art Gallery

Arts - Funding

We can't identify any key deliverables in this Budget in the Arts portfolio this year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020

Film Industry, Videographer

Arts – Wild Things

Mr Barnett said the Government would review Screen Tasmania's guidelines 'to make sure dangerous and illegal activities cannot be promoted or endorsed'.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020

Art Gallery

Geoff Dyer - Tribute

There is a Geoff Dyer-shaped hole in the fabric of Salamanca where so many of us would have bumped into him and had a chat.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Oct 2020

Film Industry, Videographer

Shane Broad Reveals Authoritarian Streak

Labor’s Shane Broad has revealed his authoritarian streak, with an unpleasant display in last night’s parliamentary Adjournment Debate.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Sep 2020

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania

Dark Mofo

The cancellation of Tasmania’s premier winter festival, Dark Mofo is sad, but in all likelihood a necessary measure.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Mar 2020

Art Gallery

Island Magazine, Arts Tasmania Funding

Tasmania's premium literary publication, Island magazine, failed to win a renewal of their four-year funding arrangement with Arts Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Sep 2019

Art Gallery

ABLE Australia Adjournment Speech

Andrea Dawkins speaks during the adjournment on Able Australia

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017

Art Gallery

Closure of Tas Regional Arts to Hit Rural and Regional Communities

After 70 years of supporting regional artists and community organisations, Tas Regional Arts are being forced to close their doors.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Jan 2017

Child, Shadow

Children and Family Violence

I thought I would take this opportunity, seeing these remarkable young women in the Chamber, to thank them so much for the work they do.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2016


Congrats to All on Another Fantastic Junction Arts Festival

The Sixth Junction Arts Festival opened on 7 September and another incarnation of Launceston's only arts festival began.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Sep 2016

Parliament House, Tasmania

State Budget: Address in Reply

The Greens’ Alternative Budget restores frontline funding to education, and state Government's share of responsibility for sewerage and water infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016

Art Gallery

Political and Social Conflict Over Environment a Focus for Stompin

The Panorama journey started in the car on the way to Triabunna with a podcast. 

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016


Summer and Autumn Festivals

Andrea discusses Tasmanian summer and autumn festivals during the Adjournment.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Apr 2016

Film Industry, Videographer

Film Festival a Breath of Fresh Air for Launceston

This year's BOFA kicked off for me with the Sprout's Cross Pollinate conference.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2015

Film Industry, Videographer

Hodgman Leaving Wide Angle Out of Funding

The announcement of the 2016 closure of Wide Angle Tasmania is a blow to the production of film in Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Oct 2015

Art Gallery

Unsolicited Bids

In the last sitting the Minister misled the House over what was revealed to be a secret plan to hand over the Hunter Street School of Art to private developers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Oct 2015

Film Industry, Videographer

Premier Refuses to Commit to Tassie Film Industry

The Premier ruled out covering Wide Angle Tasmania's funding shortfall in question time today.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2015

Film Industry, Videographer

Government Should Step In on Wide Angle Funding

Today's announcement of the impending closure of Wide Angle Tasmania is devastating for Tasmanian arts community.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  27 Oct 2015

University of Tasmania

Public Process Needed on Future of Arts School

Tasmanians must have a say in the future of the Hunter Street Arts School before the Liberals make any unilateral decisions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Oct 2015


Junction Arts Festival Success

Junction opened on Wednesday 2 September with the first heat of Senior Idol and closed with the final on Sunday.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Sep 2015

University of Tasmania

Thank You Annie Greig

The outgoing Artistic Director of the dance company, Anne Greig, has made a significant contribution to Tasdance, and to the arts on the whole.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2015

Music, Hands with Guitar

Live Music Industry

A detailed model of consumer spending estimated the Live Music Industries contributed approximately $15m to the national economy last year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Aug 2015

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Sound Proofing Needed for Theatre Success

Construction of a helipad on the roof of the Royal Hobart Hospital and its potential lifesaving capacity is wholeheartedly welcomed by the Greens.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Aug 2015

Art Gallery

Budget Rhetoric Not Matched by Reality

The Hodgman Liberal government has missed a golden opportunity to support small business and creative industries in this year’s State Budget.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2015


Hodgman Misses Festival Boat

Premier Will Hodgman should explain how he is happy to subsidise Forestry Tasmania, but could not find a fraction of that amount for the Baroque Festival.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  29 Jan 2015

Art Gallery

Vale Stephen Walker

The Greens pay tribute to one of our island’s greatest artists and sculptors, Stephen Walker AM.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  19 Jun 2014