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Survey closes soon - Arts Plan 2019 - 2024


There’s still time to have your say on the Arts Plan 2019 – 2024. 

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Written responses for the Arts Plan have now closed


Written submissions for the Arts Plan closed on 12 April 2019 and over 100 have been received.

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Survey now open - Arts Plan 2019 - 2024


You can now have your say on the development of an Arts Plan for South Australia via an online survey.

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Town Hall details for the Arts Plan and consultation period extended


A message from the Arts Plan Consultants

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Upcoming Deadlines

Front Page Grants

Project Grants

Project Grants support independent artists in the development of new work and its production or presentation. The grant also assists touring and expansion of markets of new and existing works, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Closing Date: 25-Feb-2019

Artists in Residence

Artists in Residence supports the hosting of outstanding local, national and international artists, in order for them to share their skills and knowledge with local, practising professional and independent artists.

The objective is to provide skills development opportunities for independent South Australian artists.

Closing Date: 08-Jul-2019

Building Pathways

Building Pathways assists South Australian artists to build their national and international profile. It supports the development of relationships with influential interstate and international galleries, agents, publishers, producers and presenters.

Closing Date: 25-Feb-2019

Triennial Project Grant

The Triennial Project Grant is focused on projects with a performing arts outcome and is designed to support the creation and presentation of new work through a staged commitment over three years.

Closing Date: 08-Jul-2019




Front Page Information

Queen's Theatre

Located in Adelaide's West End, the Queen's Theatre is the oldest purpose-built theatre on mainland Australia and is available to hire for arts, cultural or community events.

Built in late 1840, it is of national heritage significance and predated only by the Theatre Royal in Hobart, Tasmania.

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Discover the diversity of South Australia's artists & events, and learn more about our cultural organisations.


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Did you know

Did you know...

  • In South Australia, 88% of people attended cultural venues and events in the 12-months prior to interview in 2009–10?
  • In South Australia 294,300 people were involved in a culture or leisure activity in 2007?
  • South Australia’s household expenditure on cultural goods and services was $1,286m in 2009–10, averaging $37.67 a week?
  • Over 4,100 actively trading businesses in South Australia were in a cultural industry at the start of the 2008–09 financial year?

South Australia's arts industry continues to innovate and inspire throughout the state, as well as nationally and internationally.
Contact us today to discover how you play a part in an innovative future for our state.

Statistics gathered from the 2012 Culture Report.

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