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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Performing arts
The Government has announced $200,000 for the ArtsReady program, which provides traineeships in the arts and creative industries.
Performing arts
For more than 30 years the Australian Government has provided operational funding to eight elite performing arts training...
Performing arts
AYO is celebrating 60 years of providing professional leadership and inspiration to young Australian musicians.
Performing arts
The Arts Minister has welcomed the release of the National Opera Review Final Report which contains 118 recommendations.