Posts Tagged ‘VCAM’

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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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Sharman Claims No Staff ‘Fired’, Students Respond

Share Sharman Pretty’s letter in The Age Newspaper last week, claimed that no staff had been fired, she said: “BY BRINGING together the faculty of music and the school of music of the former VCA, the University of Melbourne has given students access to combined staff resources and the combined assets built up over more [...]

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The VCA is in Danger

Share THE FORMER DEAN: “The configuration of the VCA is a source of envy among international art schools. Nowhere else in the world are the six creative art forms taught together on the one campus, in the heart of the arts precinct of an appreciative and sophisticated city. The two models that informed the founding [...]

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Industry Says Jobs Will Be Lost

Share From “High, wired and handsome, Kong rises in Melbourne“┬áThe Age Newspaper 19-09-09 The company employs 32 full- time staff and has had 14 VCA graduates working in its puppet fabrication department. The company expects to employ 60 people on its King Kong project by next year. But Mr Tilders said the company’s future in [...]

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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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Vic Liberals Pledge to Save VCA

ShareFrom The Age Newspaper September 12, 2009, “Baillieu pledges to save VCA” TED Baillieu is promising to save the Victorian College of the Arts. In an audacious bid for the arts vote, the Opposition Leader is pledging that if the Coalition wins next year’s state election he will ensure the college has enough money to [...]

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Former Arts Ministers Speak Out

ShareEvery living former Arts Minister spoke out today, in support of the SaveVCA campaign, as covered by ABC Melbourne’s Stateline. Share

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