International Opportunities

Research confirms that Australia Council support has been critical in fostering the international ambitions of the Australian arts sector. Our international projects are a key market development activity which facilitate and build on the global engagement capability of the Australian arts sector. 

The Program has two strands:


Outbound Programs

The Australia Council supports artists, arts mediators and arts organisations to participate in a range of international arts platforms, both emerging and established, to raise the profile of their practice, build networks, increase sales, and develop an understanding of specific regional markets and artistic contexts for their work.

Click on the links below for information on current and recently delivered Outbound Programs.

Expressions of Interest are currently available for the following programs:

There are currently no programs available.

Expressions of Interest have now closed for the following programs:

Art Basel Hong Kong 2017

Austrade China-Korea Publisher Visits 2017

China Shanghai International Arts Festival and Performing Arts Fair 2016

CINARS 2016, Market Development delegation

COIL Festival at PS122, New York

India Art Fair and Kochi-Muziris Biennale Curators’ Program

IETM Autumn Plenary Valencia, Spain 2016

IETM Spring Plenary, Bucharest, Romania 2017 

India Literature Exploratory, 2017 

Institute for Provocation Residency Beijing, China 2016

International Performing Arts for Youth Showcase Madison, Wisconsin 2017

KHOJ Visual Arts Residency India

Mordant Family/Australia Council Affiliated Fellowship

New York Performing Arts Events in January 2017

Performing Arts Festival Berlin

Performing Arts Market Seoul, Korea 2016

Performing Arts Meeting (TPAM) Yokohama, Japan 2017

Professional Arts Placements China

Professional Arts Placements, China – Shanghai International Dance Centre 

Séminaire en Avignon

Sounds Australia

Tanzmesse, Düsseldorf


Inbound Programs

The Australia Council also supports a number of incoming delegations in conjunction with key Australian events. International artists, arts mediators and arts organisations are invited to attend Australian arts markets, fairs, showcases and festivals to increase the profile and sales of Australian work.

Click on the links below for information on current and recently delivered Inbound Programs.

Asia Pacific Triennial 8, Brisbane  

Australian Performing Arts Market, Brisbane 

AWME, Melbourne

Electronic Music Conference, Sydney

OzAsia Arts Connect

Visiting International Publishers, Sydney

Visiting International Publishers Program (VIPS) 2015-2016 Project Fund 

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