29 June 2020
The $90 million for concessional loans will provide art organisations and businesses access to a vital source of required capital to fund...
Man working with theatre lighting.
29 June 2020
As part of the $250 million JobMaker plan, there will be $35 million of funding to support significant arts and culture organisations and...
Acrobat wearing a safety harness kneeling on a safety net.
Literature Literature
29 June 2020
More than $22 million has been paid to over 13,100 authors, publishers and illustrators through the Lending Rights schemes in 2019–20.
Lending Rights. Pile of books.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
26 June 2020
Australia's digital heritage collection delivers an extensive array of cultural and historical resources to all Australians.
Image of the National Library of Australia building in Canberra, Australia.
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.