South Australian budget plays darts with precise objectives for screen sector

$29.5 million guaranteed to the sector in some key areas over the next half-decade is not to be sneezed at.

The South Australian government budget for 2021-22 is having none of this slushy stuff about general programs. Support is precisely targeted, and for good reason.

The SAFC has been very successful over the last few years in bringing and building businesses, particularly around post-production, so it has been able to give Treasury a lovely set of numbers which were duly appreciated.  

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.