2017 Cultural Fund Projects


Children’s Literature
CBCA NSW Branch Inc $5,000 The CBCA Short List Professional Development Conference (One Year)
IBBY Australia Inc $55,000 (over three years) Showcasing Australian youth literature in a global market
Cultural Institution
National Gallery of Victoria $21,250 Melbourne Art Book Fair 2018
State Library of Western Australia $10,000 Creative Fellowship (One Year)
Ninti One Ltd $15,000 Innovation, Diversification + Commercialisation for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Artists
Primary English Teaching Association Australia $20,400 Writing the Future Showcase
Sydney Story Factory $30,000 The Year of Poetry 2018
Deakin University $79,821 (over three years) Research project – Australian adolescents and reading: discoverability and cultural pathways to engagement
Murdoch University $20,299 (over two years) Research project – Teacher Librarians as Australian Literature Advocates in Schools
Griffith Review $75,000 (over three years) The Novella Project VI, VII & VIII
Mascara Literary Review $5,000 (over two years) Editing Mentorships for Equality: Mascara Literary Review 2018 & 2019
un Projects $12,000 un Projects: Indigenous-led contemporary art discourse
Australian Poetry Ltd $22,000 (over two years) Australian Poets at key national festivals 2018-19
International Performing Writers’ Association $36,000 (over three years) Australian Poetry Slam (APS) 2018, 2019, 2020
Red Room Company $43,950 (over three years) Mother Tongues – Poetry in First Languages
Magabala Books $60,000 (over three years) Magabala Youth Literature Award
Spineless Wonders Publishing Pty Ltd $21,000 (over three years) The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award
The Walkley Foundation $13,000 Walkley Award for Arts Journalism and the Walkley Pascall Prize for Arts Criticism
Griffin Theatre Company Ltd. $66,000 (over three years) Griffin Award
Playwriting Australia $20,000 2018 National Play Festival
Sydney Theatre Company $20,000 Andrew Bovell to mentor the Emerging Writers Group
Trade Associations
AATE/ALEA National Conference for the Teaching of English & Literacy $20,000 2018 AATE/ALEA National Conference for teachers of English and Literacy
Australian Children’s Literature Alliance $48,000 (over two years) Australian Children’s Laureate Program 2018-19
Melbourne Press Club $10,000 Supporting Young Journalists Project 2018
The Australian Society of Authors $15,000 Welcome to Illustrators: The Rejuvenation of the Style File
The Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) $25,650 (over two years) Educating editors and their authors – inside and out
Visual Art
The University of Queensland Art Museum (UQ Art Museum) $12,657 Shirley Macnamara: Spinifex (working title)
Australian Embassy Beijing $120,000 (over three years) Australian Writers Series 2018-20
Express Media Inc $20,000 Express Media’s 2018 Program for Young Writers
NSW Writers’ Centre $21,000 (over three years) Honouring Australian Writers 2018-20
University of Sydney, Sydney School of Education & Social Work $10,000 SSESW / Copyright Agency Writer-in-Residence 2018
UNSWriting – School of the Arts and Media $20,000 (over two years) Writer-in-Residence program featuring Roanna Gonsalves and Michelle de Kretser
Adelaide Writers’ Week $20,000 Special series of Copyright Agency Cultural Fund sponsored panel discussions at AWW
Perth Writers’ Festival $15,000 Special series of Copyright Agency Cultural Fund sponsored panel discussions at PWF
Sydney Writers’ Festival $27,600 Special series of Copyright Agency Cultural Fund sponsored panel discussions at SWF



Children’s Literature
Children’s Book Council of Australia  (CBCA) Vic) Inc. $11,000 Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program
Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network $8,000 StoryArts Festival Ipswich 2017
The Literature Centre $10,000 Celebrate Reading National Conference 2017
Cultural Institutions
Art Gallery of NSW (3 years) $20,725 HOME: Aboriginal art in regional NSW – AGNSW outreach education program
AATE/ALEA National Conference for the Teaching of English and Literacy $20,000 2018 AATE/ALEA National Conf for teachers of English/Literacy (Perth)
AustLit, School of Comms Arts, UQ $21,500 Teaching with Fantasy : Connecting Teachers, Writers, and Digital Outcomes
Boyer Educational Resources $6,000 Authors in Schools – Storytelling relating to the Australian History Curriculum
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology $75,000 WrICE (Phase 2): RMIT Copyright Agency Asia-Pacific Partnership Program
Canberra Writers Festival $5,000 2017 Canberra Writers Festival
Geelong Regional Library Corporation $15,000 Word for Word Festival “Getting it Write” Workshop Program
Melbourne Writers Festival $90,000 (over three years) Education Partner of Melbourne Writers Festival Schools’ Program (3 years)
National Young Writers Festival $45,000 (over three years) NYWF 2018-20 Mentorship & National Bursary program (3 years)
Newcastle Writers Festival Incorporated $10,000 (over three years) 2018 and 2019 Newcastle Writers Festival Schools Program (2 years)
Tasmanian Writers Centre $5,000 Tasmanian Writers & Readers Festival 2017/18
WORD Christchurch $1,000 Clementine Ford to attend WORD Christchurch, Christchurch Arts Festival
Australian Book Review $52,500 (over three years) Promote Australian Book Review to new audiences
Crinkling News $20,000 Crinkling News and improving media literacy in young Australians
Griffith REVIEW $20,000 The Novella & Narrative Non-Fiction Project V Competition
Island Magazine $20,000 Increasing Island’s Writers’ payments
Meanjin $60,000 (over three years) Meanjin Papers (3 years)
The Big Issue $20,000 The Big Issue Fiction Edition
Westerly Magazine $13,500 (over three years) Westerly Magazine’s Writers’ Development Program 2017-19
Xou Pty Ltd $6,000 Stories of … (3 years)
Slamalamadingdong $2,000 Slamalamadingdong National Poetry Slam Team
University of Canberra: IPSI $8,000 The Poetry Editor
La Trobe University $30,000 (over three years) National Indigenous Story Awards (3 years)
Stella Prize $20,000 Stella Prize
Magabala Books $51,200 (over two years) Magabala Books Education Strategy – Promoting Indigenous Secondary Titles (2 years)
Melbourne University Publishing $25,000 Australia’s National Heritage
The Guardian $30,000 Guardian increased book coverage
University of Queensland Press $37,500 (over two years) UQP: A Cultural Legacy – 70th anniversary program (2 years)
Belvoir Company B Ltd $90,000 (over three years) Belvoir’s Commission Series – Investing in Australian Stories (3 years)
La Boite Theatre Company $10,000 The Practice Project: Phase One – Script commission and Resource Development
Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre $12,000 Red Stitch ‘Ink’ Writers’ Residency
Trade Association
AALITRA (Australian Association for Literary Translation) $3,800 AALITRA SYMPOSIUM: TRANSLATING AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE
Australian Historical Association $27,000 (over three years) AHA-Copyright Agency Early Career Researcher Scheme (3 years)
Australian Library and Information Assoc $30,000 The Australian Reading Hour 2017
Australian Publishers Association $40,000 FutureBook Australia 2018: Where next for Australia’s book  industry
Australian Society of Authors $20,000 Virtual Professional Development
The Walkley Foundation $33,000 Walkley Journalism Explored quarterly essay series
The Walkley Foundation $10,000 Walkley Foundation Freelance Program
Visual Art
Artsource The Artists Foundation WA $34,800 (over two years) ArtsHouse Artists in Residence ( 2 years)
Bus Projects $19,260 Concentric Curriculum, connecting artists/writers
KickArts Contemporary Arts $20,000 Indigenous Residential Printmaking Program
University Of New South Wales $25,000 (over two years) Support artists/writers, development for Beijing Media Arts Biennale exhibition (2 years)
Abbotsford Convent Foundation (ACF) $6,000 Convent Children’s Program, Summer 2017/18 & Kids’ Own Publishing Project
Aboriginal History Incorporated $15,000 celebrating and supporting Indigenous-authored history
Djilpin Arts Aboriginal Corporation $17,310 Jaowyn Country Writers Workshops
NSW Writers’ Centre $10,000 Boundless: Showcasing Culturally Diverse Writers
The Eleanor Dark Foundation Ltd $30,000 (over three years) CAL Fellowships for Indigenous Writers (3 years)
WestWords Ltd $60,000 (over three years) Western Sydney Emerging Writers’ Fellowships (3 years)
Wiradjuri Condobolin Corporation $14,000 Wiradjuri Skywriters Pilot Project
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