$1 billion pledged to screen industry by the Greens

Australian stories on our screens are essential, says Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young.
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The Australian Greens have announced a commitment to establishing a $1 billion Australian Stories Fund for the screen industry which would support more arts jobs.

The Australian Stories Fund – pledged at last week’s Screen Producers Australia Federal Election Forum – would invest in the infrastructure, crew training and development needs of our screen industry, ensuring a robust and sustainable local industry able to keep creating high-quality Australian content.

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Paul Dalgarno writes novels: A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); memoir: And You May Find Yourself (2015); and creative non-fiction: Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. Twitter: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @narrativefriction