- High performance funding in sport and to assist underrepresented sport with better access to subscription television opportunities.
- $15.5 million in 2017/18 to the Australian Sports Commission to support athletes in the lead up to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
- $30.0 million over four years from 2017‑18 to support the broadcast of underrepresented sports on subscription television, including women’s sports, niche sports, and sports with a high level of community involvement and participation.
- $19.0 million for projects that create and encourage tourism and assist the tourism industry to meet the national tourism strategy, Tourism 2020. $1.8 million of this has been committed to the Western Australian tourism industry.
The Federal Government has released the 2017-18 Budget. Budgetary items pertaining to the creative and leisure industries include: