On Thursday 24 August 2023 the Australia Council became Creative Australia; a bigger, bolder champion and investor in arts and creativity. Learn more.
Open for entries: Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2024
Entries are open now for the richest literary prize in the nation, in six categories: fiction, non-fiction, young adult literature, children’s literature, poetry and Australian history.
Meet the shortlist: Asia Pacific Arts Awards 2024
The Asia Pacific Arts Awards recognise and promote Australian artists, collectives and organisations engaged in, creating, and sharing work across Asia Pacific region.
Music Australia launches new export fund to amplify global success
Music Australia has announced the launch of the Export Development Fund, which aims to fast track the success stories of Australian musicians, artists, composers, songwriters, producers internationally.
Image: Genesis Owusu at Splendour in the Grass. Photo: Tom Grut
Creative Leadership Program
A new professional development program supporting 35 artists and creative workers to create transformative change.
Title and details revealed for Archie Moore’s presentation at the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
kith and kin at the Australia Pavilion will pay tribute to the fortitude of First Nations people.
Archie Moore, Fredrick Noel Clevens and Valerie Jean Moore in kith and kin, 2024. Found photograph, Australia Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2024. Graphic design work Žiga Testen and Stuart Geddes. Courtesy the artist and The Commercial. © the artist
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$5,000 to $30,000 for creative collaboration and development, cultural exchange and reciprocal activities.
$5,000 to $80,000 to support international touring, showcasing and presentation opportunities.
$5,000 to $20,000 to support travel costs associated with attending key market development and cultural exchange platforms and gatherings.
Support for authors and illustrators to travel internationally to attend events and activities associated with the international publication and promotion of their work.
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.
Support is available for literary agents, rights managers and publishers to attend international markets such as book fairs to sell rights in Australian works.
Up to $50,000 support for individuals and groups in the circus and physical theatre sector in Victoria.
This program offers up to $300,000 support for two-years of operations and activity for micro and small-medium organisations in the circus and physical theatre sector in Victoria.
Apply for support to attend the largest international professional gathering for contemporary dance.
Apply for support to attend this vibrant international performing arts market in Asia.
This initiative provides up to $200,000 for the development and/or national touring of significant contemporary visual arts and craft exhibitions.
This program provides up to $50,000 to support national tours by musicians performing original contemporary music.
Up to $100,000 for a single project, a suite of projects, or an annual program of activity, across all art forms.
Up to $50,000 for a range of activities and projects, both national and international, across all art forms.