Please note: Some of the content on this page was published prior to the launch of Creative Australia and references the Australia Council. Read more.

COVID-19 support measures

Support for individuals

Services Australia – Getting help during coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment
  • Access to Rapid Antigen Tests for concession and health care card holders

State and territory government pandemic payments


Support for artists and organisations

Links to Australian Government and state and territory government funding agencies, including COVID-19 specific assistance.

Australian Government – Office for the Arts

NSW – Create NSW

Victoria – Creative Victoria

Queensland – Arts Queensland

South Australia – Arts Recovery Fund

Western Australia – culture and arts funding

Tasmania – Arts Tasmania

ACT – artsACT

Northern Territory – Arts NT

Business support

Coronavirus information and support for business

(Includes links to information and support from the Australian, and state and territory governments.)

Health and vaccination

Australian Government Department of Health – COVID-19