2015 Cultural Fund Projects



Festival of Golden Words Inc $10,000 Tamar Valley Writers Festival
Australian Children’s Literature Alliance $24,000 Australian Children’s Laureate
Kid’s Own Inc $30,000 (over three years) Into the Grand Imaginarium: Authors and illustrators inspiring family creativity
Arts Margaret River $10,000 Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival
Writing WA $10,000 Singapore-Western Australia Book Industry Trade Summit
The Literature Centre Inc. $60,000 (over three years) Regional Talented Young Writers Programme
Cultural Institutions
Carriageworks $30,000 (over two years) The Patrick White Project
Currency House $22,800 (over three years) An investment in cultural leadership
State Library of Queensland $20,000 Communities of Story
Australian Centre of the Moving Image $20,000 ACMI X – Creative Industries Co-working Space – writer residencies
National Gallery of Victoria $30,000 Melbourne Art Book Fair
Perth International Arts Festival $10,000 Perth Writers Festival Inspired Learning Program
The Red Room Company Poetry $20,000 (over two years) Poetry Object: supporting excellence in poetry across Australia
Centre for Media History, Macquarie University $15,000 (over three years) Brian Johns Lecture series
La Trobe Uni (Huss) 15,000 Teaching Australia
UTS $80,000 (over two years) CA New Writers Program
Australian Embassy Beijing $20,000 Australian Writers Week 2016
Sydney Review of Books $10,000 Sydney Review of Books Emerging Critics Fellowships
The Lifted Brow $15,000 (over three years) Prize for Experimental Non-fiction and Related Writing Workshops
O L Society Limited $15,000 (over two years) Overland Residency
Chart Collective $5,000 Chart Collective Online Map Content
Westerly Centre $5,000 Westerly Magazine’s Writer Development Program
Sappho Poetry Reading Series $30,000 (over three years) Sappho Poetry Read
Queensland Poetry Festival $12,000 (over two years) Indigenous Poetry Prize (national)
Australian Poetry $20,000 (over two years) Australian Poets Festival and National Poetry Prize
Perpetual Limited $32,000 Miles Franklin Shortlist
Playwriting Australia $40,000 (over two years) Indigenous Playwrights Retreat
Queensland Theatre Company $90,000 (over three years) Indigenous New Work Residency
Playlab $10,500 The Incubator
Malthouse Theatre $45,000 (over three years) Co.Lab: Malthouse Theatre Writer and Director Program
Trade Association
The Walkley Foundation $10,000 Walkley Foundation Freelance Program
The Walkley Foundation $30,000 (over two years) Walkley Foundation Storyology Festival
Australian Publishers Association $20,000 Hello! From Australia
Australian Booksellers Association $7,000 Australian Booksellers Association Conference
Visual Arts
Newcastle Art Gallery $12,000 Black White and Restive
Sydney Non Objective $10,000 SNO Young and Emerging Artists Interdisciplinary Project
Das Platforms $10,000 (over two years) Oberon Editorial Project
Melbourne Fringe $4,500 Artist Development Forum Series and Resources
Koorie Heritage Trust $15,000 Nukun and Ngujarn Footprints
Writers Group
WestWords Ltd $20,000 Western Sydney Writers’ Fellowships / Artsist Residencies
PEN Melbourne $39,000 (over three years) PEN Melbourne FreeSpeak Project 2016 – 2018



Queensland Writers Centre $10,000 GenreCon Australia 2015
The Big Issue $25,000 The Big Issue Annual Fiction Edition
The Comic Art Workshop $10,000 Comic Art Workshop – Residency 2015
Australian Society of Authors $105,000 Emerging Writers’ and Illustrators’ Mentorship Program 2016-2018
The J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice $90,000 Three six-month residencies for mid-career South Australian writers
Kaldor Public Art projects $25,000 Australian Artist Residency / KPAP 30: Marina Abramovic In Residence. Read project report here.
UNSW Press Ltd $90,000 The Bragg Prize for Science Writing Secondary School Program
History Council of South Australia $2000 History Council of SA Annual Lecture
The Walkley Foundation $10,000 Walkley Foundation Freelance Program
Meanjin $20,000 Meanjin Papers Fellowships
State Library of Western Australia Foundation $12,500 Creative Fellowships
NSW Writers’ Centre $15,000 Honouring Australian Writers 2015
Deakin University $15,000 Word for Word National Non-fiction Festival: Geelong
Puncher and Wattmann Pty Ltd $45,000 Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry
Museums & Galleries of NSW $96,000 Artist/Curator Regional Residencies
The Australian Teachers of Media $10,000 2016 Screen Futures Summit and Youth Media Festival
Australian Theatre for Young People $30,000 ATYP Fresh Ink National Mentoring Program 2015-17
Australian Booksellers Association $5,600 ABA Conference Opening and Closing Keynotes – Curating Your Community
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences $39,000 MAAS Collection Series
Perpetual Ltd $30,000 Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015
The Stella Prize $5,750 Reviewing Masterclass and Stella Count
Aboriginal History Inc $10,000 Support emerging authors of Aboriginal history
Australian Association for the Teaching of English $50,000 Cutting Edge: Festival of Australian Literature
Lithgow High School $10,000 Regional Writing Network
Griffith Review $20,000 The Novella Project III
Arts Mildura $10,000 Emerging Indigenous E-Media Mentorship Programme during Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10
The Literature Centre Inc $10,000 Celebrate Reading National Conference 2015
Spineless Wonders $5,000 Little Fictions
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art $45,000 4A Curators’ Intensive
Munupi Arts And Craft association $10,000 GhostNet Art Workshop
The Australian Society of Authors $40,000 2015 ASA National Congress
Australian Book Review $60,000 States of Poetry
UWA Publishing $17,000 New Unpublished Manuscript Award for Western Australian Writers


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