Our submission draws on research we have undertaken through industry benchmarking, member surveys and direct consultation with our regional members. This submission addresses both Comparative Advantage and Addressing Regional Disadvantage ― to clearly demonstrate that prioritising regional gallery infrastructure will deliver on many of the key objectives of Victoria’s 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy.
The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.