2020 Cultural Fund Projects


Australian Book Review $20,000 Commentary on cultural, political and social issues
Australian Historical Association $9,000 Early Career Researcher Scheme
Better Reading $15,000 Online month-long features and promotion of Australian emerging authors
Big Issue in Australia $5,000 The Big Issue Fiction Edition
Blackfella Films $20,000 Books That Made Us, Companion Volume to ABC TV series
Booked Out Agency $15,000 Celebrating Literature across Australia: Rural and Regional Author Visits
Co-Curious $20,000 NextGen – Creative Development & Capacity Building in theatre for people from diverse backgrounds
Cordite Publishing $10,000 Author Payments for Poetry Contributors and Book Authors
Griffith Review $16,000 Unsettling the Status Quo: Supporting new First Nations’ work
Inside Story Publishing $25,000 Inside Story Essays and Reportage
International Pen Sydney Centre $30,000 over three years PEN Free Voices – funding for speakers’ events
Kaldor Public Art Projects $10,500 do it (homework) – Connecting artists with schools
Meanjin $60,000 over three years Meanjin Papers
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council $10,000 All the Animals – a children’s story book about donkeys and Anangu by storytellers and artists of Tjanpi Desert Weavers
Office of Other Spaces $10,000 The Moon Speaks – funding for Ceridwen Dovey to write text and for visual artists
Photo Australia $10,000 PHOTO Fellowship program for mid-career Australian artists
Queensland Theatre $18,500 Support for Robyn Archer to write “The Other Great Australian Songbook”
Spineless Wonders Publishing $9,000 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award 2021
State Library of Queensland $15,000 Queensland Literary Awards – David Unaipon Award 2020
The Eleanor Dark Foundation $10,000 The Blue Mountains International Writers’ Residency Program for Australian writers
The Stella Prize $75,000 over three years The Stella Prize 2021-2023
University of Queensland Press $7,000 Extraordinary Voices for Extraordinary Times Poems and Podcast
University of Tasmania $60,000 over three years The Hedberg Writers-in-Residence Program
Westerly Centre $23,319 over three years Westerly Magazine’s Writers’ Development and Fellowship Program 2020–22
Word Travels $49,000 over three years Story-Week 2020, 2021, 2022
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