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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What's new

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Small to medium live music venues are encouraged to apply for Live Music Australia funding to get back on their feet and...
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The $2 million Indigenous Contemporary Music Program is on song with the announcement of the first recipients.
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Support Act will receive $10 million to provide immediate crisis relief to musicians, crew and live performance workers hit...
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World Theatre Day is a chance for Australians to think of different ways to support our performing arts industry.

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