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Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
30 September 2022
The 17th Moorambilla Gala Concert | Riversong22 celebrated our shared connection to country and the talent of youth in regional and remote NSW.
Primary school aged boys sing in a choir. They wear white t-shirts with black patterns and hold up paddles. A white fish sculpture is lit-up behind them.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
17 August 2022
Hundreds of ceramics illegally removed from a historic shipwreck have been returned to Indonesia.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
6 April 2022
Aircraft enthusiasts will soon be able to get a bird’s-eye view of an important piece of Australian aviation history.
The Jabiru aircraft in front of a small hanger
Performing arts Performing arts
6 April 2022
Over 100 venues across Australia will benefit from the latest round of the Live Music Australia program.
Story image of Paris Cat Jazz Club provided by James Adrianopoulos
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
25 March 2022
Over $136,000 will support 47 projects under the third batch of Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) program grants.
Screen Screen
21 March 2022
The sequel to Godzilla vs. Kong, will film in South East Queensland from July, supporting 1,200 jobs for Australia's screen sector.
Several cast and crew members wearing lifejackets float in the water tank surrounded by set pieces and filming equipment at Village Roadshow Studios, preparing to shoot a scene in Godzilla vs. Kong (2021). Image supplied by Legendary Entertainment.
Performing arts Performing arts
8 December 2021
Applications are now open for grants through the Indigenous Contemporary Music Program.
Deline Briscoe playing guitar and singing into microphone
Regional arts Regional arts
20 January 2021
73 recipients across regional and remote Australia will share in almost $1.9 million through the Regional Arts Fund Recovery grants.The Recovery...
Regional communities set to recover through the Arts
Performing arts Performing arts
14 December 2020
The second round of the Live Music Australia program is now open for applications from small to medium venues....
Microphone with colourful background. Text reads Live Music Australia, Program now open, Apply now
Performing arts Performing arts
11 August 2020
Small to medium live music venues are encouraged to apply for Live Music Australia funding to get back on their feet and prepare to host live shows.
Live Music Australia program now open. Apply now. Microphone with colourful background.