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.
Apply now for Ignite Career Fund - Applications close 16 March 2017
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.
CREATE CAREER FUND: OPENS MID-MARCH
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.
After making a significant contribution for thirteen and half years to the Copyright Agency and Australian creators and culture, Cultural Fund Manager Zoë Rodriguez has decided to leave the Copyright Agency and consider new opportunities. Zoë came to Copyright Agency as a lawyer where she quickly established herself a role coordinating and then leading the policy […]
As Australian students and teachers begin the school year, one of the remotest publishing houses in the world, Magabala Books in Broome (WA) is gearing up to bring new Aboriginal perspectives to primary school classrooms all over the country. With a grant of $33,550 from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, Magabala Books will soon deliver […]
Thirteen talented writers have been selected as mentorship recipients under the ASA’s Emerging Writers’ and Illustrators’ Mentorship Program. Twelve of these mentorships are supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, while the thirteenth is funded by the income from the collected works of acclaimed children’s author, Edel Wignell. Each recipient receives a 25-hour free mentorship to develop […]