Our grants officers are happy to answer any last minute questions about your application. Closing date 7 February bit.ly/2jSWvL6
"Australia has such a rich and diverse literary festival culture, which has been going from strength to strength over the last 20 years and this plays a vital role in shaping audiences for books." Dr Wendy Were bit.ly/2k5KYXU
Independent Indigenous artists:Got a great idea for a new show? Performing Lines & Yirramboi Festival want to hear from you. Selected artists will receive airfares, accommodation and a pitch fee, plus support from Performing Lines to prepare your pitch. Closing date: 30 Jan. [ Performinglines.org.au Link ] Image: Saltbush by Insite Arts | 2017 BLAK LINES tour
Are you an arts leader ready for a new challenge? Register for our Mentoring Program & mentor a budding arts leader bit.ly/2jx53KK
Do you have experience developing story or narrative (in any artform)? Screen Australia is looking for a diverse range of storytellers to take part in this great opportunity. Closing date: 2 February [ Bit.ly Link ]

Applications open for Seeing Ourselves: Developing the Developers

“This delegation builds upon opportunities not just in India for Australian publishers but also in Australia itself... the delegation has been deliberately structured to include both buyers and sellers in the true spirit of reciprocity."

Australian Literary Delegation visits Indian writers’ festivals | The Indian Down Under

Are you applying to our Arts and Disability Program? Our friendly grants officers provide answers to applicants' FAQs in this video. [ Vimeo.com Link ]

Live Information Session - Disability Funding

Applications are now open for MATCH Lab: an opportunity for individual artists and small groups of artists looking to build their fundraising and arts business skills.

MATCH Lab | Creative Partnerships

A reminder that our current grants round closes on 7 February. Don't leave it to the last minute!
Emerging and established arts leaders in the Gold Coast region are encouraged to apply for this exciting Arts Leadership Exchange, in partnership with Gold Coast Arts and Culture closing date 6 February. [ Bit.ly Link ]
"Ross is interested in the union of art and technology, which he uses in his works in order to create new environments." Here's an insight into the work of Ross Manning, recipient of our international residency in HIAP - Helsinki International Artist Programme [ Tumblr.com Link ]

Ross Manning misuses technology

Looking back at 2016: Signature Works Story Innovation Lab supported #FirstNations artists to collaborate on new ideas and concepts across artforms. Read the full annual report on our website bit.ly/2g8BZHQ
Looking back at 2016: 30% of funded artists and orgs nominated access, participation or audience engagement as the primary outcome of their project. Pictured here: The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra bring enriching music to older members of the Hobart Community through their Mathers Place series. bit.ly/2g8BZHQ
Looking back at 2016: The Australia Council continued to build the capacity of artists to make excellent work. Australia had an extraordinary presence at the Prague Quandrennial, including Back to Back Theatre, Branch Nebula, pvi collective & Malthouse Theatre Image credit: Heidrun Lohr and Philipp Channells bit.ly/2g8BZHQ
Looking back at 2016: 401 Artists supported to work internationally, reaching audiences in over 50 countries. That includes Techa Noble, an interdisciplinary artist who completed a residency in Berlin, and whose work has been seen by audiences in New York, San Diego, Paris and beyond! Read the full annual report on our website bit.ly/2g8BZHQ
The Asialink Leaders Program builds leadership capabilities and equips participants to engage more effectively with the Asia region. Apply today! [ Asialinkbusiness.com.au Link ]

Asialink Leaders Program | Asialink Business

The Australia Council wishes you all the best for the holiday season and a creative 2017!
CEDA's Top 10 Speeches is a collection of the most influential and interesting speeches from the CEDA platform throughout the year.

CEDA's Top 10 Speeches 2016

Dreaming of you next big project? You have until midnight tonight to nominate for The Dreaming Award. The recipient will receive $20K towards a major project and collaborate with mentors of their choosing. Artists from ALL art forms are welcome to nominate. bit.ly/2hlT5Ch