Australia Council Round 1 funding announced

The Australia Council has announced funding for 270 projects in its first funding round for this year.  With total funding of $7.2 million the first funding round of 2017 provides support to 158 individual artists, 36 groups of artists and 76 arts organisations.  According to the Council’s analysis of successful funding recipients: 21% were in regional or remote areas;  39% had an international component; and 33% nominated audience engagement and access and participation in the arts as the primary project outcomes. Successful applicants and projects are listed on the Australia Council’s web site.  The deadline for the next round is 6 June 2017.

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