2022 Cultural Fund Projects


4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art $10,300 4A Digital 2022: visual artist fees for commissioning and exhibiting contemporary digital and new media art
Australian Rural & Regional News $5,000 Writers’ fees for book reviews connected to rural & regional Australia
Big Issue in Australia $5,000 Towards writers’ fees for The Big Issue Fiction Edition
Children’s Book Council of Australia Victorian Branch $8,000 Professional development for four emerging author/illustrators to participate in the Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program
Cooperative for Aborigines Ltd. T/A Tranby National Indigenous Adult Education and Training $15,000 Writers’ fees for First Nations LGBTIQA+ Poetry anthology 2023
Deakin University, School of Communication and Creative Arts $20,000 Towards the writer’s stipend for the Deakin University/Copyright Agency Children’s Writer-in-Residence program
Express Media $11,430 Toolkits 2022 – ‘Connect’ mentorship program
Guardian Australia $20,000 Weekly reviews of Australian books
Inside Story $9,000 Writers’ fees for Inside Story commissions 2022–23
Institute of Professional Editors $10,000 Writers’ fees for Books without barriers: A practical guide to inclusive publishing
Mascara Publishing $6,280 Professional development for writers and editors at the Mascara x Varuna Residency Program
Melbourne Press Club $15,000 The 2022 Michael Gordon Social Justice Journalism Fellowships
National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) $24,985 Towards fees for Australian visual artists involved in ‘Art is a real job’
Public Interest Journalism Initiative $5,250 Towards commission fees for three Australian journalists writing for Health Check on Local News: A spotlight by local journalists
Red Room Poetry $15,000 pa x two years Towards fees for Australian poets published in Moments On Earth – 20 years of Australian Poetry (Year 1); and for payments to Australian poets to present their work (Year 2)
The Countess Report $5,000 Towards fees for Australian writers for the 2022 Countess Report
The Literature Centre $13,000 Writers’ fees for published authors/illustrators to present at the Celebrate Reading Conference 2022
University of Queensland Press $8,000 Towards writers’ fees for First Nations writers for Shape Shifting: First Nations Creative Nonfiction anthology
UWA Publishing $10,000 pa x three years Towards the winning author’s prize money for the Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript 2023-25
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