In April 2015, the Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley MP appointed the Creative Industries Taskforce to advise on the development of a creative industries strategy. The Taskforce brought together people with a diverse mix of skills and experience across different cultural and creative industry sectors, business and government.
From June to July 2015, the Taskforce undertook a broad public consultation, asking the creative industries sector and the wider public to respond to a Creative Industries Discussion Paper. Almost 10,000 people participated in the conversation.
The consultation period drew great ideas, thought-provoking discussions and robust debate, and all contributions were greatly appreciated. A summary is available for download here.
Weighing the suggestions and advice of all those who contributed to the process, the Taskforce has produced a report with specific recommendations for the Victorian Government’s Creative Industries Strategy. The report includes five focus areas with recommendations for 42 proposed initiatives for the Government to consider.
The Creative Industries Taskforce Report is now available to read.
The Taskforce report was open for feedback in late 2015 all feedback received can be viewed on this site.