On Thursday 24 August 2023 the Australia Council became Creative Australia; a bigger, bolder champion and investor in arts and creativity. Learn more.
National Arts and Disability Awards celebrate artists forging new pathways
We have announced theatre maker Julia Hales and visual artist Solomon Kammer as the recipients of the 2023 National Arts and Disability Awards.
Audience Outlook Monitor 2023 Spring Pulse Check
The latest findings from the 2023 Spring Pulse Check of the Audience Outlook Monitor, From City Lights to Red Dirt, show that attendance at cultural venues and events across Australia has been rebuilding, and has reached its highest point since the pandemic began.
Australian visual arts workers to support audience experience at 2024 Venice Biennale
Today we announced the Australian cultural workers selected to be attendants and attendant managers at the Australia Pavilion during the Venice Biennale.
Photo: Josef Ruckli
Winners announced: Prime Minister’s Literary Awards
Meet the winners and watch the livestream.
First Nations First consultations
On Tuesday 14 November we opened a community engagement and consultation process to seek feedback on the establishment of Creative Australia’s new First Nations-led Board.
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Archie Moore and Ellie Buttrose are the artist and curator commissioned by the Australia Council for the Arts to exhibit at the Australia Pavilion for the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
We invite you to participate in the First Nations First community engagement and consultation.
Key findings from an analysis of cultural and creative employment in Australia, measuring the scale and make-up of the creative economy.
Connected Lives: Special Envoy for the Arts and Creative Australia co-host cross-portfolio event at Parliament House
We convened a forum at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday 17 November to explore the potential for arts and creativity to contribute solutions to the mental health crisis.
This report provides insights into who is accessing the arts to improve their health and wellbeing, and how people feel about the idea of ‘arts on prescription’.
This report identifies the professional development and support needs of artists working in mental health and wellbeing contexts.
The fifth study in the landmark research series exploring Australians’ engagement with arts and creativity.
Travelling scholarship to support the professional development of a man or male under 30 with outstanding ability and promise in opera.
Travelling scholarship to support the professional development of a young person under 30 with outstanding ability and promise in ballet.
A residency opportunity for Australian writers in Paris.
The Marten Bequest Scholarships offer talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either interstate and/or overseas.
Support for authors and illustrators to travel internationally to attend events and activities associated with the international publication and promotion of their work.
Support is available for literary agents, rights managers and publishers to attend international markets such as book fairs to sell rights in Australian works.
Support for international publishers to translate Australian works by living authors of creative writing, and Australian publishers to translate non-English works into English by Australian translators.
The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia seeks applications for a new program.
We’re collaborating with Diversity Arts Australia to present Governance Conversations; a series of 6 free, monthly webinars exploring contemporary issues in arts governance.