Australia Council

Interview: Stephanie Lake talks about all things dance in the lead up to her show Pile of Bones

July 31, 2017

Coming up in a couple of weeks is a brand new work by Australian choreographer Stephanie Lake. Pile of Bones is a visceral and eccentric choreographic and audio-visual exploration of the intricacies of our closest relationships. Before we see this work come to life, we had a chat with Lake about the need to self-fund in the […]

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The State of Affairs: BIGSOUND secures funding for the next four years, Melbourne Music Week announces 2016 Hub & more

September 16, 2016

This week in the music industry: Melbourne Music Week announced the main venue for 2016, BIGSOUND secured a four year funding deal with the Queensland Government, and the first round of showcasing artists were unveiled for the 2017 instalment of SXSW. BIGSOUND secures new funding After a successful run for the 15th year in a row, BIGSOUND have secured […]

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The State of Affairs (July 8, 2016): Audio streaming dominates video streaming & more!

July 8, 2016

This week in the music industry: for the first time ever, audio streaming has exceeded video streaming in America, and applications for the Australia Council for the Arts’ International Residencies Program open. BuzzAngle’s 2016 mid-year music sales report This week, BuzzAngle released the 2016 mid-year instalment of their  biannual reports on the performance of music sales within the American […]

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The State of Affairs (17th June 2016): Recipients of the PPCA and the Australia Council recording grants announced, Aussies call for increased government investment in local music & more!

June 17, 2016

This week in the music industry: the PPCA and the Australia Council announced the six recipients of their recording grants worth a total of $75,000, and Australians have voiced their support for the federal government to invest in Australian music, in an APRA AMCOS national survey. PPCA and the Australia Council recording grants Earlier this week, the Phonographic Performance […]

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Australian arts foundations suffer as 2015 funding cuts come into play

May 18, 2016

Arts sector funding cuts promised during the 2015 Federal Government budget have begun to claim victims, making the future of organisations across Australia ever more uncertain. The small to medium arts sector is set to be the worst hit, a disastrous move that could see many new and emerging talents halted in their tracks. In […]

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