The Australia Council has released its annual report which this year includes case studies to demonstrate the impact of the Council’s work in wellbeing, social cohesion, Australia’s international reputation, and the future of work. Key statistics that the Council uses to report its progress for 2017-18 include:
Support for the creation of over 10,000 new artworks with an audience reach of nearly 23 million
Direct support for 762 individual artists and 609 organisations
More than 46,000 arts activities created by, with or for children and young people
Support for 600+ arts leaders through the Australia Council’s capacity building programs
63% of grants awarded to female artists.
The full report is available at: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/workspace/uploads/files/australia-council-annual-repor-5bd8e5e63c2c6.pdf