27 August 2021
Music is good for the soul and the gift of a song can lift the spirits of an entire community.
Percussionist plays round instrument with school children looking on. Image by Chris Sheedy of Four Winds’ Create and Inspire education program.
Regional arts Regional arts
25 August 2021
A spectacle of fire, music, dance and performance opened this year's Ten Days on the Island in Tasmania.
Hundreds of people on the beach at a cultural festival. Image by John Fisher: mapali, Dawn Gathering, Ten Days on the Island, 2021.
Regional arts Regional arts
25 August 2021
Community support is the secret to the success of the Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival, held each year in South Australia.
A group of people carrying lit lanterns at a festival .
24 August 2021
Live action series Nautilus will be filmed in Queensland from early 2022, with support from our Location Incentive.
An aerial view of a outdoor large pool and film production equipment with studio buildings in the background
Regional arts Regional arts
19 August 2021
The Australian Government has announced $1 million to support the development and touring of 16 exhibitions, mainly to regional Australia.
Australian actor Sarah Snook as Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Pratt, standing on a rock in the Australian bush
Performing arts Performing arts
10 August 2021
An additional $35 million will be provided to the critically important COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund and charity Support Act.
audio equipment
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
9 August 2021
An Indigenous filmmaker will be commissioned to produce a contemporary digital work titled Re/Vision.
Film canisters on shelves.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
5 August 2021
The Government will provide an extra $22.8 million to protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.
Two Indigenous women look at a poster with Indigenous words.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
5 August 2021
Research into the Indigenous visual arts sector will help safeguard this First Nations creative industry.
Artist Betty Sykes painting Karrangkal, or coral reef.
Performing arts Performing arts
4 August 2021
A new music program will open up international opportunities for Australian artists.
Image courtesy of Sounds Australia: Hermitude performing at THE AUSSIE BBQ, SummerStage, Central Park, New York, 22 June 2019.