Victorian election: arts winners will depend on ballot box

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The Coalition is touting 'excellence', Labour 'creative industries'. The result will have direct funding implications for four major projects, the contemporary music industry and all funded arts organisations.

Victorians go to the polls on November 29. For the arts sector, it’s a closely watched contest. Four years of Coalition state government under former PremierTed Baillieu and current Premier Denis Napthine have seen stagnating funding and the relegation of cultural policy to the backburner of state priorities.

Ben Eltham

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