25 June 2020
A $250 million JobMaker plan will help restart the creative economy and get the entertainment, arts and screen sectors back to work.
view from the crowd of a lit up stage
22 June 2020
Hear first-hand how the charity Support Act is providing crisis relief, with the help of an Australian Government funding boost, to musicians,...
On the left hand side of the image is a picture of a smart phone with the Support Act wellbeing helpline number 1800 959 500, on the right hand side of the image is a person sitting against a wall leaning their head into their hands.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
19 June 2020
An interactive map helping people learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages has gone viral after being featured on ABC Online.
Gambay map on a screen on a wall.
Regional arts Regional arts
18 June 2020
Five regional artists and arts workers have been awarded a National Regional Arts Fellowship to support their arts practice in their local regions.
Left to right: Bethany Reece, Jack Sheppard, Vanessa Keenan (Copyright Nat Ord 2020-21), Alex Wisser, Kristina Chan (Photo credit Joshua Morris)
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
28 May 2020
Australia's National Collecting Institutions will begin re-opening to visitors from June 2.
Pear - version number 2, 1973, outside the National Gallery of Australia
22 May 2020
$1.1 million from the Visions of Australia program will support 10 projects to tour to venues across regional Australia.
Two pieces of art that look like pointy socks or air socks.
22 May 2020
$1.76 million will support a program of tours through Playing, Australia, Contemporary Music Touring Program and the Contemporary Touring Initiative.
Group of people sitting in front of a brick wall.
22 May 2020
Charity organisation Support Act has expanded its Wellbeing Helpline services to any artist or arts worker across Australia who needs support...
Support ACT wellbeing hotline 1800 959 500. Free 24/7 confidential.
20 May 2020
Descriptions of the 10 successful projects funded in Round 10 of the Visions of Australia program. Funding is for a single year unless otherwise...
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
18 May 2020
Our cultural institutions may be closed but we are still able to join celebrations of International Museums Day and explore the 2020 theme 'Museums...
Red and white striped poles outside a museum.