After you apply

Once you submit your application, we will send you an email acknowledging receipt of your application.

After you submit your application, we first check it meets the eligibility criteria for the grant or opportunity to which you are applying.

Applications to the Australia Council Grant Programs are assessed by arts practice peer panels against the published assessment criteria for the relevant grant program.  

We aim to notify you of the outcome of your application no later than 12 weeks after the published closing date for the applicable grant round.

The Australia Council also offers a variety of other grants and opportunities which are not assessed in the same way. Please refer the guidelines for the relevant grant or opportunity to find out how it is assessed. 

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For FAQ's relating to the grants model, please click here

Please contact the Artists Services team.

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Artist Stories

An insight into artists experiences, tips and advice.

Australia Council announces Tracey Moffatt’s 2017 Venice Biennale exhibition

2017 Venice Biennale

In 2017, Australia will be represented by Tracey Moffatt at the Venice Biennale. Tracey’s exhibition MY HORIZON, will comprise all new work including large-scale photography and film.

Born Global

Latest Research

The Australia Council for the Arts has released new research highlighting the important and growing role of the arts for international tourism to Australia.

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