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Dark Mofo

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Mar 2020

Vibrant Public Spaces

Andrea Dawkins  |  Policies  |  20 Feb 2018

Supporting Music and Screen

Andrea Dawkins  |  Policies  |  28 Feb 2018

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Sep 2019

ABLE Australia Adjournment Speech

Andrea Dawkins speaks during the adjournment on Able Australia

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017

Junction Arts Festival 2017

Calls on the government to ensure ongoing funding for the Junction Arts Festival so it can grow and flourish, and contribute to the renewed sense of vibrancy that Launceston is experiencing.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2017

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 because their funding was cut by the State Government.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Jan 2017

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 and for their inspiring words at the launch today.

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

State Budget: Address in Reply

The Greens’ Alternative Budget is a statement of values.  It restores frontline funding to education and rightly includes the state Government's share of responsibility for crumbling sewerage and water infrastructure - two important issues...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016

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.  Atmospheric electronica enmeshed with mechanical sounds set the scene to the inspiration behind Panorama.

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

Congratulations Courtney Barnett

The prodigious rise from part time muso/bar tender to indie heroine of Tasmania’s music scene of Courtney Barnett in winning the APRA song writer of the year award.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Apr 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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