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Express Media – The Big Splash Mini Festival for Young Writers

July 9, 2010 in Calendar, Festival, Melbourne+VIC, User submission, Writing

July 10, 2010

The Big Splash Melbourne mini festival celebrates the novel and hopes to give shape and motivation to the ideas of young writers. The day includes a keynote speech given by debutant author Jessica Au, workshops hosted by John Marsden and Steven Amsterdam and a panel discussion. Tickets are $45.
Young writers can go to or call 9094 7890 for more information and bookings.

Amnesty International – Art Exhibition Opening Night

July 8, 2010 in Art, Calendar, Exhibition, Melbourne+VIC, User submission

July 8, 2010 7:30 pm to July 31, 2010 7:30 pm

Artworks from school students across Victoria on human rights will be displayed in City Library Gallery in Flinders Lane, Melbourne throughout July 2010.

Join us on the 8th of July 2010 for the opening night where you will also have the opportunity to make a creative action yourself!

Your art will be sent to Papua New Guinea women rights defenders who are going to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women hearing in New York.

Gertrude Street Projection Festival 2010

July 8, 2010 in Art, Calendar, Digital, Events, Festival, Film, Illustration, Installation, Melbourne+VIC, Mixed Media, Music, Photography, Street Art, User submission

July 9, 2010 to July 18, 2010

Gertrude Street will once again be transformed into a free outdoor gallery.

Now in its third year, the Projection Festival is this year themed ‘Me. You. Us.’ – encouraging us all to think about our relationship with ourselves and our community, and our effect on the world.

The festival program includes a building-sized interactive digital projection by the Festival’s feature artist, Kit Webster, as well as entries from community groups and emerging artists.

Co Directors of the 2010 Projection Festival, Monique McNamara and Kym Ortenburg invites everyone to visit Gertrude Street “we want everyone to come and join us and visit Gertrude St after dark!”
For more information go to

Emerge Festival – celebration of Victoria’s refugee and emerging cultures.

June 17, 2010 in Calendar, Crafts, Festival, Melbourne+VIC, Music, Performing arts, User submission

June 20, 2010 to August 3, 2010

Emerge Festival commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Day and celebrates Refugee Week in Australia with a series of amazing performances and unique cultural experiences around Melbourne

Call for textile, clothing & footwear businesses to apply for $35M in funding

June 17, 2010 in Adelaide+SA, Brisbane+QLD, Calendar, Call Out, Canberra+ACT, Darwin+NT, Fashion, Hobart+TAS, Melbourne+VIC, Perth+WA, Sydney+NSW, User submission

June 18, 2010 to August 6, 2010

The Rudd Government’s ‘Strategic Capability Program‘ is calling for applications for matching grants starting from $250,000 from businesses in the TCF industry that wish to improve their ‘innovation, collaboration, market access, business improvement, skills development, environmental sustainability and ethical practices.’
Consortiums led by TCF businesses or TCF industry bodies are also encouraged to apply.
Applications close on 6 August 2010.

Think your art can change the world? Start the Art Riot!

June 16, 2010 in Adelaide+SA, Calendar, Call Out, Exhibition, Multiple Disciplinary, Sydney+NSW, User submission

June 18, 2010 to October 3, 2010

Celebrating the power of art to create radical social change, the team at artRiot are beginning to build a community of artists who are inspired to evoke change. There will be no nice florals, tepid landscapes or wallpaper portraits. ArtRiot wants their upcoming exhibition to be as memorable as the night the riot started!
Expressions of interest are now open for an interactive, multidisciplinary exhibition at the TAP Gallery in Sydney, 20 September – 3 October 2010.