Australia Council announces new Resilience Fund and re-opens Arts and Disability Mentorships
On 31 March The Australia Council announced a Resilience Fund of approximately $5M for artists and arts organisations to support their livelihoods, practice and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CEO Adrian Collette AM said this new measure within the Council’s existing budget is essential during this critical period when the cultural and creative sectors are experiencing immediate and enormous challenges due to the impact of the virus.
In the last week the Council also reviewed all suspended programs and has re-opened applications for the Arts and Disability Mentoring Initiative, extending the deadline for applications to midnight AEST, Tuesday 14 April. This is a significant priority area for the Council.” Read more
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