NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


The Pitch Music and Arts Festival is held in the Ararat Rural City Council Local Government Area (ARCC LGA). The funding pool for the Pitch Music & Arts Community Fund is for a total of $30,000 with tiered funding available for successful applicants as follows:– TIER 1: $1,000 (x10 available)–

The Australia Council is calling for nominations for the National Arts and Disability 2020 Awards. The aim of the awards is to celebrate the achievement of established and emerging artists and the contribution of artists with disability to Australian Art. All forms of art practice are included and the deadline for

Congratulations to Professor Brydie-Leigh Bartleet from the Queensland Conservatorium who has been awarded Future Fellow funding in the most recent ARC announcement. Professor Bartleet’s project will focus on the role of community music in addressing social inequalities in Australia. The research expects to map and analyse a range of social outcomes

The Australian Academy of Humanities has delayed its grant deadlines until 5 June 2020. This revised deadline applies to the following AAH grant schemes: Max Crawford Medal Medal for Excellence in Translation John Mulvaney Fellowship Humanities Travelling Fellowships Publication Subsidy Scheme Ernst and Rosemarie Keller Fund Further details are available

The Australian Research Council has announced seven new Linkage Projects grants in the field of Creative arts and writing. Our congratulations go to the successful recipients. Chief Investigators Administering university Project title Prof Dennis Del Favero; Prof Claude Sammut; Dr Fabri Blacklock; Dr Carol Oliver; Dr Susanne Thurow; Mr Matthew

Congratulations to awardees in ARC’s recent Linkage grants announcement. Investigators Administering University Project title Professor Roger Dean, Associate Professor Tara Hamilton, Dr Christian Walder, Mr John Davis, Dr Ajay Heble Western Sydney University Music can speak for you: making music with a deep net partner Associate Professor Sandra Gattenhof, Dr

The Australian National Audit Office has commenced an audit of the ARC’s performance in administration of the National Competitive Grants Program and invites public contributions related to the specific questions of its terms of reference: Do the NCGP guidelines align with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (CGRGs) and government

There are still a few days left to get applications for Fellowships to the Australia Council.  Fellowships provide $80,000 to support practicing artists or arts workers for up to 2 years with the creation of new work, research and development, experimentation, collaborations, skills development, professional development and training, residencies and

A study undertaken into Australia’s grants industry conducted by NFP sector organisation ‘Our Community’  has revealed that: Big organisations are picking up many of the smaller grants that are aimed at small NFP organisations 54% of respondents don’t actually submit applications that they started preparing Arts and culture organisations apply