Posts Tagged ‘Parliament’

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VCA Review Gets Telstra Chairperson

ShareIn an move that is polarising opinion, UoM have appointed former Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski to Chair the VCA Review Committee. Ziggy has never worked as an artist, nor as an artist educator, nor had a he run an arts business, but he does have exposure to non-UoM opinions through his role at the Australian Major Performing Arts [...]

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Crikey “University of Melbourne spinning themselves a lie on VCA”\

ShareSave VCA campaigner and VCA Music Theatre Alumni Scott Dawkins corrects the UoM “correction” See the article in full here 09-09-11 Crikey.pdf Hear the 06/11/09 Glyn Davis / Jon Faine (mentioned in the Crikey article) here Share

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Kosky Receives 15,000 Signature SAVE VCA Petition

ShareVictorian Arts Minister Lynne Kosky yesterday received a 15,000 signature petition in opposition to the changes to the Victorian College of the Arts. Current and past students were on hand to facilitate the hand over, completed by David Haidon, the former VCA Student Union President. This comes after more than 150 staff “apply for voluntary [...]

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Save VCA Release Industry Document – Get The Whole Story

ShareIn a response to frequent requests for detailed information about the status of VCA particularly from Arts Businesses, SAVE VCA have produced a document which gives readers “the full story” all in one place. Indeed many VCA staff and students will find some of the information new, such is the difficulty in getting detailed information [...]

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VOTE FOR VCA on PREMIER BRUMBY’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL

ShareBrumby has pledged to answer the question which gets the most votes. Visit the YouTube channel, click on “Vote”, click on the “The VCA” video and give it a Green “Thumbs Up” http://www.youtube.com/user/premierofvictoria Thanks for your help! Share

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Kosky Calls on Feds To Fund VCA Like NIDA

ShareFrom Herald Sun Article (11/10/2009)… THE Victorian College of the Arts should become a federally-funded institution to rival NIDA, according to Victorian Arts Minister Lynne Kosky. On a collision course with her federal Labor colleagues, Ms Kosky said she wanted the college to receive the same funding as Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Arts, whose [...]

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Victorian Upper House Votes To Protect VCA

ShareThe transcript of yesterday’s marathon VCA debate that resulted in all Members unanimously passing the motion which ‘expresses its concern that the actions of the University of Melbourne, with limited consultation, have not been consistent with the assurance of the State Minister for Finance in the second reading debate of the Melbourne University (Victorian College [...]

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