Performing arts Performing arts
21 January 2022
Funding of $5.5 million will assist 16 creative projects with designated costs associated with performing arts tours.
Four performers take a bow on a small stage
Performing arts Performing arts
21 December 2021
Australia's arts and entertainment sector set to be revived with 63 organisations to share in more than $19.5 million.
Large stage lit with multi-coloured stage lights. Stage smoke is blowing over the stage, with the coloured lights filtering through.
Literature Literature
15 December 2021
The 2021 Prime Minister's Literary Awards winners have been announced.
Prime Minister's Literary Awards, 2021 winners.
Performing arts Performing arts
10 December 2021
The Australian Government will deliver over $6.2 million to five leading arts organisations through the COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund.
Ballet dancers performing on stage.
Performing arts Performing arts
8 December 2021
Applications are now open for grants through the Indigenous Contemporary Music Program.
Deline Briscoe playing guitar and singing into microphone
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
8 December 2021
An ancient stone weight of cultural significance was returned today to Pakistan.
Stone weight (9.5 kilograms) which dates back to the late 4th to 3rd millennium BCE. It had been excavated from a Bronze Age site in Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
7 December 2021
Today marks the first return to Country of Kaurna old people to be laid to rest at the Kaurna Wangayarta Smithfield Memorial Park, Adelaide.
Kaurna Elder Major Sumner preparing for a smoking ceremony at the Wangayarta Smithfield Memorial Park, Adelaide . Photograph: Brad Griffin.
Regional arts Regional arts
6 December 2021
Eleven projects to develop or tour arts and cultural exhibitions will share in over $1.4 million through the Visions of Australia program.
Panorama of an exhibition showing images on the wall and wavy cubicles with chairs inside in the centre of the space.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
3 December 2021
Over $47 million to digitise at-risk collections of Australia's National Collecting Institutions and to support Trove to 2023.
Image of the National Film and Sound Archive building exterior.
3 December 2021
The annual day aims to increase awareness, promote the rights and celebrate the contributions of people with disability.
International Day of People with Disability logo with words: Let’s celebrate Accessibility Participation Inclusion.