The Visions of Australia regional exhibition touring program supports audience access to Australian arts and cultural material, with a particular focus on tours to regional and remote Australia.

How it works

Who can apply
Australian arts and cultural heritage organisations can apply for funding to develop and tour exhibitions to venues across Australia.
When to apply
Round 15 (September 2022) is now closed. The next round will open in February 2023 for projects starting from 1 July 2023.
Funding available
Funding of approximately $2.5 million is available each year across two funding rounds.

Program Information

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About The Program

The Visions of Australia Program provides funding to support the development and touring of quality exhibitions to regional and remote Australia by Australian arts and cultural organisations.

Tours must include at least three venues outside the applicant's home state or territory and include regional and/or remote venues.

All applications are assessed with the assistance of independent assessors.

The next funding round is expected to open in around February 2023 for projects starting from 1 July 2023.

COVID-19 and disaster response

The Department acknowledges the potential and continuing impacts of COVID-19, and natural disasters such as floods and bushfires on all of its programs, including the Visions of Australia program. We wish to assure our stakeholders that wherever possible, the Office for the Arts will continue to provide administrative support for your Visions funded activity and offer flexibility around tour proposals. If you have any queries or concerns please contact the Program Officer at your earliest convenience.

Program logos and acknowledgement

The Visions of Australia program logo is used to acknowledge Australian Government support for activities funded under Visions of Australia.

Program documentation

Visions of Australia program documentation including program guidelines and frequently asked questions, is available on the GrantConnect website.


The Program Officer
Visions of Australia
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Office for the Arts
GPO Box 594
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: 1800 590 577