On Thursday 24 August 2023 the Australia Council became Creative Australia; a bigger, bolder champion and investor in arts and creativity. Learn more.
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.
Creating Wellbeing: Attitudes and engagement with arts, culture and health
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’.
Pub Choir, 2019. Credit: Jacob Morrison
Creative Solutions: Training and sustaining the arts for mental health workforce
This report identifies the professional development and support needs of artists working in mental health and wellbeing contexts, with a view to improving the safety and sustainability of this area of practice.
What is Recovery? Creative Recovery Training participant reflection. Credit: Karleen Gwinner
Millie Millgate appointed Director, Music Australia
Creative Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Millie Millgate to lead the work of Music Australia.
Australians turn to arts and culture to improve their wellbeing
The 2022 National Arts Participation Survey provides insights into Australians’ arts engagement following the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, reinforcing just how important arts, culture and creativity are for helping us through difficult times.
Image: Gammin Threads, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2023. Photo: Dylan Buckee
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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.
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.
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.