Media Releases

Australia Council’s latest funding round supports close to 200 projects, with strong success by female artists

11 January 2018

The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced the latest recipients of project and career development grants supporting a diverse range of artists and organisations.

Annette Madden joins Australia Council as Director of Theatre

18 December 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced the appointment of Annette Madden as the new Director of Theatre.

Australia Council announces first International Arts Leaders supported through new DFAT partnership

30 November 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts is delighted to announce the first cohort of recipients of scholarships offered under a newly established International Arts Leaders Program.

Making art work: can we afford not to?

13 November 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has today released new research which examines the economic conditions faced by practising professional artists in Australia and their increasing value to society and the future of work.

Australia Council for the Arts invites Expressions of Interest for the 2019 Venice Biennale

28 October 2017

The Australia Council has announced its approach to managing Australia’s 2019 national representation at one of the most prestigious international contemporary art events.

Perpetual and Australia Council open nine scholarships for emerging Australian artists

17 October 2017

Scholarships worth more than $400,000 will be delivered by the Australia Council for the Arts, as part of a three-year partnership with Perpetual.

Residency in Rome now open for Australian visual artists through Mordant Family/Australia Council Fellowship

11 October 2017

The Australia Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from established Australian visual artists who wish to develop their practice through a residency at the American Academy in Rome.

2017 Australia Council Fellowship recipients announced

28 September 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has announced the recipients of the 2017 Australia Council Fellowships.

Macquarie Group First Nations Emerging Curator Recipient Announced

26 September 2017

Freja Carmichael has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the Macquarie Group First Nations Emerging Curator Award.

World-class Australian performing arts to remote and regional audiences

14 September 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has announced more than $1.7 million in Playing Australia touring grants to support emerging and established performing arts organisations.

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