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Update from The Australia Council regarding The Arts Resillience Fund

Launched in response to the impact of COVID-19, the Australia Council’s Resilience Fund has received an enormous response to this opportunity and have already distributed over $1M to  artists and organisations.

More than $5M has been directed to the Resilience Fund to provide immediate relief to the Australian arts sector, with the fund being designed to provide emergency relief to support the livelihoods, practice and operations of Australian artists, groups and organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications for the first three streams of the Resilience Fund will now close on 28 May 2020. Australia Council for The Arts is working to establish the next phase of Council’s direct investment programs and opportunities; and will announce further details in the second half of June.