$10 million to Australia Council won’t help the sector

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The Australia Council has been forced to draw on its reserves to avoid even more devastating cuts to the small-to-medium sector.

The Federal Government has agreed to allocate $10 million over two years from the Council’s reserves to provide grants to the small-to-medium sector after the 2016 Budget cuts ripped $104.8 million (later reduced to $70 million) out of the Council’s budget over four years.

Deborah Stone

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