The Australian Government provides funding and grants to arts and cultural organisations and individual artists from across Australia to advance our rich cultural and Indigenous sectors.
The Office for the Arts (OFTA) administers a range of Australian Government programs that aim to support Indigenous arts, culture and language
Public Lending Right (PLR) and Educational Lending Right (ELR) are Australian Government cultural programs which make payments to eligible Australian creators and publishers in recognition that income is lost through the free multiple use of their books in public and educational lending libraries.
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards celebrate the contribution of Australian literature to the nation's cultural and intellectual life. The awards, held annually, recognise literature's importance to our national identity, community and economy.