The Australian Government provides funding and support for Australia's vibrant performing arts sector. Through the Australia Council, the government also supports Australia’s 28 major performing arts companies.

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So many of us are missing being able to head out to a live performance—but none more than the performers themselves.
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The Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund and the Arts Sustainability Fund are now open.
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Twelve industry experts have been appointed to the Creative Economy Taskforce to help the arts sector recover from COVID-19.
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We are seeking expressions of interest for music industry experts to help assess grant applications for the Live Music...

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