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A strong and sustainable sector

Connecting industry experts with the sector

The Regional Arts Services Network’s new Creative Business Hub connects arts industry experts with Queensland artists and arts workers, creating meaningful professional development opportunities that support emerging and established artists to progress sustainable careers in the arts.

29 Apr 2021

New national research on audience sentiment

A new report in the Audience Outlook Monitor series shows how Australians are feeling about attending arts and cultural event following COVID-19.

9 Apr 2021

New funding for live music

The Live Music Support program offers contestable grant funding to Queensland-based indoor live music venues to offset revenue losses and stabilise business operations in 2021.

9 Apr 2021

Individuals Fund now open

Queensland based individual artists or cultural workers are able to apply for up to $7,000 through AQ’s Individuals Fund, including up to $1,000 for equipment purchases to support participation in transformational professional and career development opportunities.

22 Feb 2021

Stabilising and sustaining the sector

Funding announced through the Recovery Funding- Sustain program will support Independent arts organisations, Organisations Fund 2017-2020 recipients, key festivals and Major Performing Arts Organisations.

15 Oct 2020

Supporting programs that focus on attracting and retaining young people

Funding announced in October through the Youth And Arts Pathways program will support 8 projects to attract and retain young people within the sector.

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15 Oct 2020

Live Music Venue Support

The new Live Music Venue Support is investing in Queensland live music venues across the state, supporting employment of venue staff, technical crew and artists.

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1 Oct 2020

New audience data released

Phase 3 results from the  Audience Outlook Monitor research explores how audiences feel about attending events in the future, following the impact of COVID-19 pandemic

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30 Sep 2020

Queensland stARTS plan for economic recovery in arts sector

Independent Queensland artists and arts workers impacted by COVID-19, will receive financial relief with more than $700,000 in Queensland Government stART grants recently awarded.

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29 Sep 2020