National touring & festivals
National Touring and Festivals programs are designed to increase access for regional and remote audiences.
Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund
This fund assists the touring of professionally produced performing arts to regional and remote communities across Australia.
Please note that results for the Playing Australia round closing 2 December 2013 will be published online in April 2014.
Visions of Australia: Regional Exhibition Touring Fund and Contemporary Touring Initiative (CTI)
This fund supports the development and touring of exhibitions of Australian cultural material to regional and remote communities in Australia. The Contemporary Touring Initiative (CTI) is an additional fund which supports the development and touring of exhibitions of contemporary visuals artists and crafts to regional and remote communities in Australia.
Please note that results for the Visions of Australia round closing 2 December will be published online in April 2014.
This fund supports innovative arts projects that add to the quality, diversity and audience engagement of festivals in regional and remote Australia.More information
Engage - Marketing and Audience Development
This grant provides regional and remote presenters with resources to develop and implement marketing and audience development initiatives.
Playing Australia: National Touring Status
This fund supports producers and touring agencies with demonstrated national touring experience to program from 2015-2017. The grant focuses on the opportunities to develop and engage regional and remote audiences through established partnerships with presenters.
The Market Development section also offers a number of opportunities for artists and arts organisations to assist with international touring and the establishment of international connections at, for example, arts markets and fairs.