Media Releases

Australia Council strengthens bilateral arts relationship with China

27 March 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has announced that two professional arts managers have been given the opportunity to build their international arts expertise in China as part of the Council’s professional arts placement program.

Tracey Moffatt’s Photodrama “Hell” revealed ahead Of 2017 Venice Biennale

23 March 2017

With just over six weeks until the official launch of the 57th International Art Exhibition of theVenice Biennale, the Australia Council for the Arts has revealed the photograph ‘Hell’ - one of the extraordinary works that will feature in Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition MY HORIZON at the Australian Pavilion in Venice.

Australia Council welcomes funding return

18 March 2017

The Australia Council welcomes the return of funding announced today by the Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield.

2017-18 Australia Council International Residencies announced

15 March 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced the 21 successful artists for the 2017-18 International Residencies program. The residencies will provide the artists with the opportunity to develop their practice and build knowledge, networks and partnerships.

The Marten Bequest scholarships increased for emerging artists, now open

13 March 2017

Applications are now open for The Marten Bequest scholarships delivered for the first time by the Australia Council for the Arts in a three-year partnership with Perpetual. This is one of the largest scholarship offerings by The Marten Bequest since it was first awarded in 1975.

APAM 2018 Artist Applications Now Open

07 March 2017

The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) is calling for applications from Australian and New Zealand performing artists and organisations to be part of APAM 2018, held 19 – 23 February 2018 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Celebrating the outstanding achievements of Australian artists

07 March 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced eight remarkable artists who have been recognised this year for their significant contributions to the cultural and artistic fabric of the nation.

Creating a sustainable literature sector – VIPs heading to Sydney

01 March 2017

Fourteen influential international publishers, literary agents and scouts will be visiting Sydney in May as part of the Visiting International Publishers (VIPs) program, the Australia Council for the Arts announced today.

PPCA and the Australia Council announce a new round of recording grants

24 February 2017

Following a successful third round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council, and offer another series of $15,000 grants, to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.

Mordant Family/Australia Council Affiliated Fellowship announced

30 January 2017

Expressions of Interest are now open for an established visual artist to apply for the new Mordant Family/Australia Council Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome.

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