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.
Performing arts Performing arts
29 November 2021
Small to medium live music venues are encouraged to apply for Round Four of the Live Music Australia program.
Two people playing live music in hotel garden. Band is Driving Doris.
Visual arts Visual arts
24 November 2021
'Licensing the Right Way' is an initiative assisting Indigenous artists to protect their work and livelihoods by securing better licensing outcomes.
A lawyer working with an artist at an Art Centre in Queensland.