This week Circus Oz received the 2013 Governor of Victoria Export Award – Creative Industries, presented at Government House Victoria by the Governor, the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC and the Honourable Louise Asher MP. This award reflects Circus Oz’s ongoing international presence and its role as Australia’s National Circus. Since its first international tour in 1980, Circus Oz has toured to 26 countries across five continents, performing before more than 3.5 million people.