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
We speak to NIDA student Joseph Althouse about his passion for theatre and his advice for those wanting a career in the...
Performing arts
We speak to Lewis Formby from the Australian Ballet School about his experience at the Orchard Ballet Forum in Japan.
Performing arts
“I could never have told you that at 36 years old I would be going to circus school!”
Performing arts
The Government has released its full response to the recommendations of the National Opera Review Final Report.