The Department of the Premier and Cabinet is responsible for the administration of arts and culture grant programs.

Funding programs span art forms and sectors, including public art and design, independent makers and presenters, artists and organisations for the deaf, people with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts.

Carefully targeted programs support artists and organisations through flexible funding arrangements that include triennial, annual and project-specific agreements.

Here are the programs available in 2019-20.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development

Arts Organisations

Community Arts and Cultural Development

Contemporary Music

Independent Makers and Presenters

Public Art and Design

Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Arts


Grant recipients are required to comply with the below requirements.

Logos and branding

Smoke free events

Respectful behaviours

Protocols for working with children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols

Grants portal

Applications are submitted via an online grants portal.

View grants portal assistance.