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.
Ignite Deadline: Now Closed Create Deadline: Now Closed
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.
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.
Dates for the 2017 Ignite and Create Career Fund rounds will be published on our website in early January 2017.
It is creators who tell the stories of our nation. The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund provides grants for Australia’s writers and visual artists to keep on telling our stories – delighting, challenging and engaging us with our history and helping us to imagine our future.
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.
Thirteen talented writers have been selected as mentorship recipients under the ASA’s Emerging Writers’ and Illustrators’ Mentorship Program. Twelve of these mentorships are supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, while the thirteenth is funded by the income from the collected works of acclaimed children’s author, Edel Wignell. Each recipient receives a 25-hour free mentorship to develop […]
UWA Publishing today announced the 2016 Dorothy Hewett Award Shortlist for unpublished manuscripts. The award, now in its second year, attracted 85 entries of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, which were judged by poet Lucy Dougan, critic James Ley and UWA Publishing Director, Terri-ann White. The judges were thrilled that three of the shortlisted manuscripts have […]
The Copyright Agency awarded an unprecedented $160,000 for its Author Fellowship and four Publishing Fellowships, along with two NAVA Visual Arts Fellowships at the inaugural Copyright Agency | Viscopy annual showcase in Sydney tonight. “This year’s fellowship announcement will award a record $160,000 providing crucial financial support for the pursuit of creative excellence and innovation […]