Australia Council jump-starts touring initiatives with $2.8 million

The latest round of recipients announced for the Playing Australia, Contemporary Music Touring Program and Contemporary Touring Initiative.
A sparse landscape with a body of water on the left and green plains on the right. In the middle is a road with a small van. The sky is grey and gloomy.

The Australia Council (soon to be Creative Australia) has made a significant investment in touring initiatives to support artists to showcase their works and performances nationally, including to regional and remote communities.

A total of $2.8 million granted through Playing Australia ($1,651,046), Contemporary Music Touring Program ($448,383) and Contemporary Touring Initiative ($693,999) will support 27 groups and individual artists to reach audiences in more 200 locations.

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