The Major Festivals Initiative supports Australia's major international arts festivals to commission, develop and showcase new large-scale Australian performing art works.

The Major Festivals Initiative supports Australia's major international arts festivals to commission, develop and showcase new large-scale Australian performing art works.

The initiative is delivered by the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals. The initiative aims to

  • bring new, high-quality, large-scale Australian performing arts productions to Australian audiences
  • support the development of new Australian works that increase audiences
  • expand appreciation of new Australian performing arts productions
  • promote international awareness of the quality of Australian performing arts productions and Australian stories
  • strengthen Australia's reputation as a sophisticated and artistic nation with a confident, outward-focused arts sector
  • increase overall levels of presentation of new large-scale Australian performing arts productions.

If you have a project that fits the objectives of the Major Festivals Initiative, and you're interested in seeking funding, contact the Australian international arts festival in your state or territory:

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Contact

Email: ArtsPolicy [at] arts.gov.au.