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 open and will close on 30 September 2022 for projects starting from 1 January 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
Funding application period:  September 05, 2022 09:00 AEST to September 30, 2022 17:00 AEST

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.

COVID-19 update

The Department acknowledges the continuing impacts of COVID-19 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. After you register simply click on 'Grant Opportunity' to be directed to the appropriate page.
To submit an application for Visions of Australia funding, please use the 'Apply now' button below.


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

Funding applications

Started September 05, 2022 09:00 AEST
Ended September 30, 2022 17:00 AEST
Days Remaining 0 of 25
Applications under consideration

How to apply

How to apply

Complete a work plan and a detailed project budget using the program application form.

Provide venue confirmation forms for each of the participating venues if applying for touring funding. Provide expressions of interest forms for each venue if applying for development funding.

Make sure you complete the application: incomplete applications are not considered.

Keep it short: only provide succinct and relevant support material.

To submit an application for Visions of Australia funding, please use the 'Apply now' button below.