Four young playwrights are supported by a mentor in their state as they produce two short works and attend monthly meetings.
The programme is currently running in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.
Koori Heritage Trust - Ngujarn and Nakun: Belonging in the Other
Four generations of the Mullett family were showcased in this exhibition to explore the cultural knowledge and connection to land that has driven artistic traditions passed down through the family.
The Simple Act of Reading
Cultural Funding supported commissioning costs for contributing authors who wrote about the significance of reading to their lives in this unique and often intimate anthology.
Coetzee Centre Writer in Residence
Cath Kenneally (middle) has been named as the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice Writer In Residence for 2015/16.
Street Art from a Female Perspective
Karen Profilio was awarded the NSW Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship for 2014 to investigate the practice of female street artists who are exploring themes of social conscience, gender politics, urban existentialism and consumer culture.
The Big Issue
The Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund is the major sponsor of the Big Issue’s Fiction Edition, helping to support the next wave of budding fiction writers in Australia.
Ignite Deadline: 19 August Create Deadline: 11 November
The Ignite Career Fund supports emerging writers, visual artists, curators, publishers and others involved with publishing and visual arts seeking specific skills development, with individual grants of up to $5000. Apply here.
The Create Career Fund provides time for mid to late career writers and visual artists to write, research and create, with individual grants of up to $20,000. Apply here.
The Copyright Agency Author Fellowship will award $40,000 to a mid to late career author to cover a 12 month period for the development and creation of work. Applications will be judged by a panel of authors recommended by the ASA.
The cultural heritage of any society begins with a spark of imagination and the nurturing of talent. The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund provides grants for Australia’s creators.
Copyright Agency’s Board is authorised by Copyright Agency’s Constitution to allocate 1.5% of its income to development projects that will support the Australian publishing and visual arts industries. This is known as the Cultural Fund.
The Cultural Fund supports a wide variety of projects which aim to encourage, and provide practical assistance to Copyright Agency’s members and the Australian cultural community.
The Cultural Fund is usually allocated to organisations running projects which will have a broad cultural benefit. The priority for this fund is to support innovation in the Australian creative industries and to develop local and foreign markets for Australian works.
Individual Australian creators and those working in the creative industries can apply to Copyright Agency Career Fund for grants to help them develop their skills and progress in their career.
Successful applicants will be notified approximately two months after the advertised deadline. Projects for which Cultural Funding is sought cannot commence earlier than this.
With support from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, Professor Gillian Triggs, celebrated human rights lawyer and President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, delivered the 2016 Sydney PEN Free Voices lecture at this year’s Sydney Writers Festival. In her address, Gillian Triggs discussed the nature and implications of freedom of expression as an internationally recognised human […]
Celebrating the haunting, shocking and heart-breakingly honest must read Australian novels for 2016 The shortlist for the prestigious 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award, announced today by Perpetual and Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, will take lovers of Australian literature on an emotional journey, allowing readers to celebrate and reflect on Australian life – the good, the bad and […]
Recognising that mid-to-late career authors and artists require the time to create new works, the Copyright Agency has established the Create Career Fund. The rights management organisation, whose members include authors, journalists, visual artists, photographers and publishers, provides almost $2m in funding annually to cultural institutions through its Cultural and Career Funds. Copyright Agency CEO […]