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Scott Morrison announces $400m boost to film industry in a bid to attract overseas film, TV producers – ABC News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Gold Coast today to pledge $400 million in a bid to attract overseas investors but Screen Producers Australia say the focus should be on Australian productions.

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Gold Coast today to pledge additional funding for the local film and television industry.
Key points:

  • Screen Producers Australia says the funding would only help about 20 per cent of the local workforce
  • The investment is estimated to attract around $3 billion in foreign spending
  • Up to 8,000 jobs a year could be created, according to the Government

The $400 million package is designed to entice more productions to s…

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