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A new Minister for Creative Industries has been appointed in Victoria following the swearing-in of the state’s new cabinet on 27 June.

The new Minister is Steve Dimopoulos MP, the Labor member for Oakleigh, who said in a recent statement: ‘I am greatly honoured to have been sworn in as Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and Minister for Creative Industries. I sincerely thank the Premier and my colleagues for placing this trust in me.

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts