Budget 2015: What the AusCo cuts mean for you

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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.

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).

Deborah Stone

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