Cultural spending report 2015-16 released

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released its report for 2015-16 on spending on cultural funding across all levels of government in Australia.

The report, which measures 24 categories across arts and heritage, states that $5,841.2 million for cultural activities was spent in 2015-16 with 39% being contributed by the Australian Government, 34% by state and territory governments and 27% by local governments.

The report contains a breakdown by category and by state. It is available at: https://www.arts.gov.au/documents/cultural-funding-government-2015-16

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