Four young playwrights are supported by a mentor in their state as they produce two short works and attend monthly meetings.
The programme is currently running in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.
Koori Heritage Trust - Ngujarn and Nakun: Belonging in the Other
Four generations of the Mullett family were showcased in this exhibition to explore the cultural knowledge and connection to land that has driven artistic traditions passed down through the family.
The Simple Act of Reading
Cultural Funding supported commissioning costs for contributing authors who wrote about the significance of reading to their lives in this unique and often intimate anthology.
Coetzee Centre Writer in Residence
Cath Kenneally (middle) has been named as the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice Writer In Residence for 2015/16.
The Ignite Career Fund supports emerging writers, visual artists, curators, publishers and others involved with publishing and visual arts seeking specific skills development, with individual grants of up to $5000.
Apply now for IGNITE funding! Applications close August 17, 2017.
The Create Career Fund provides time for mid-to-late career writers and visual artists to write, research and create, with individual grants of up to $20,000.
It is creators who tell the stories of our nation. The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund provides grants for organisations and individuals to keep on telling our stories – delighting, challenging and engaging us with our history and helping us to imagine our future.
Copyright Agency’s Board is authorised by Copyright Agency’s Constitution to allocate 1.5% of its income to development projects that will support the Australian publishing and visual arts industries. This is known as the Cultural Fund.
The Cultural Fund supports a wide variety of projects which aim to encourage, and provide practical assistance to Copyright Agency’s members and the Australian cultural community.
The Cultural Fund is usually allocated to organisations running projects which will have a broad cultural benefit. The priority for this fund is to support innovation in the Australian creative industries and to develop local and foreign markets for Australian works.
Individual Australian creators and those working in the creative industries can apply to the Copyright Agency’s ‘Ignite’ or ‘Create’ Career Funds for grants to help them develop their skills and progress in their career.
Successful applicants will be notified approximately two months after the advertised deadline. Projects for which Cultural Funding is sought cannot commence earlier than this.
With two weeks left before the winner announcement for this year’s Miles Franklin Literary Award, our five finalists discuss their shortlisted novels. Discover the inspiration behind the stories and gain a glimpse into the minds of these brilliant writers. Read their words in this article, as it appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, 19 Aug […]
The Copyright Agency’s annual $80,000 Author Fellowship for mid-to-late career authors – one of Australia’s richest – is now accepting applications. The Fellowship was established for the first time in 2015, with author Mark Henshaw (The Snow Kimono) being the first recipient for his new work The Missing and Indigenous author Melissa Lucashenko (Mullumbimby) named […]
“Mabuiag Island: a remote speck in the sparkling blue of the Torres Strait. Thousands of years of rich history and culture, with just a few hundred people keeping its flame. Now its favourite son is joking in three languages with his grandmother and torturing his son with spontaneous public break-dancing…” So begins the prelude to […]