We support composers, musicians and organisations to create new music and present it to audiences
Our goal is to reflect and promote the diversity, excellence and energy of contemporary Australian musical culture.
Image: The Cunning Little Vixen
Courtesy: Sydney Chamber Opera
Photographer: Heidrun Lohr
Latest News and Projects
The Australia Council for the Arts is delighted to present the 2014 Don Banks Music Award to Mike Nock.
Australia Council congratulates Vance Joy, International Pathways grant recipient, on his recent success in the UK charts.
The recent Presentation and Promotion round has funded projects for the Flinders Quartet and the upcoming West African Festival.
The International Pathways initiative provides funding to Australian artists, such as the Decibel ensemble, to take their music to international markets.
- International Pathways - Round 3 - 05 May 2014
- New Work - 05 May 2014
- Presentation and Promotion - 05 May 2014
- Program - 05 May 2014
- Contemporary Music Touring Program - 21 July 2014
- International Pathways - Round 4 - 21 July 2014
- Australia Council Fellowship - 31 July 2014
- Peggy Glanville-Hicks Residency - 31 July 2014
- Project Fellowships - 31 July 2014
- Don Banks Music Award - 31 July 2014
- Presentation and Promotion - 18 November 2014
- New Work - 18 November 2014
Music sector plan
Read about our involvement with the sector, current issues, short and medium term goals and priorities for the sector. Find out more