Eight of Australia’s leading artists and arts workers have been recognised in the annual Australia Council Awards for their outstanding contributions to the artistic and cultural vibrancy of the nation.
These prestigious Awards recognise exceptional contributions to music, literature, visual arts, dance, emerging and experimental arts, and community arts and community development.
Nominated by industry peers, the eight recipients join an esteemed and diverse group of past winners, including Archie Roach, Kate Grenville and Stephen Page.
This year’s recipients, honoured during a special ceremony at Carriageworks in Sydney on 6 March, are:
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