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: Now Closed Create Deadline: 11 November (Now Open!)
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. Applications NOW OPEN. Apply here.
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.
Supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, the Malthouse Theatre (VIC) recently announced the 2016 participants for its seedling initiative, Co.Lab Writer + Director Program. The first program of its kind in Australia, this 3 year intensive residency enables selected playwrights and directors, across all stages of their careers, the time, space and opportunity to come […]
On the day of the announcement of the Miles Franklin Award (26 August), author Anna Funder wrote in The Age, “Even as a child I knew that the books that got the gold sticker tapped into something profound about humanity and about this country. When my book All That I Am won in 2012, though I was far […]
Melbourne Writers’ Festival 2016 Opening Night Speech by Kim Williams on the Miles Franklin Award What does it take to produce a superb work of literature? Talent, intelligence and the perseverance of an explorer, perhaps even a fictitious one such as Johann Ulrich Voss. A writer needs patience, time and a quiet place to encounter an […]