Budget 2015: What the AusCo cuts mean for you

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Deborah Stone

The principles of independent arts funding are under threat as the Budget foreshadows the greatest shake up since the Australia Council was established 47-years ago. We explain the likely implications for artists and arts organisations.

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This week’s Federal Budget leaves overall arts funding intact but decimates the Australia Council. The Australia Council has lost $104.8 million over four years to a newly created fund called the National Programme for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA).

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Deborah Stone is Editor of ArtsHub.