Cultural funding by government 2016–17


Report prepared by a consultant from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on behalf of the Meeting of Cultural Ministers. Total expenditure funded by government for cultural activities rose by 6% (or $364.5m) between 2015–16 and 2016–17. Expenditure increased across all levels of governments.

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