Australian Government - Indigenous Languages and Arts, Grant Round 2019

Application Date: 
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 3:15pm to Monday, February 11, 2019 - 11:30pm
Queensland wide

The overarching outcome of the Program is to support a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous languages and arts network that features strong participation and provides for economic opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Grant funding allocated through the Program supports three key outcomes:

• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are empowered to preserve and teach their culture through languages and arts

• A strong sense of cultural identity and wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, which contributes to sustainable and strong communities

• Celebration and increased recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and arts in the wider Australian community


To be eligible you must:

• be one of the following entity types:

  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006
  • a company incorporated in Australia
  • a company incorporated by guarantee
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
  • an incorporated association
  • a partnership
  • a registered charity or not-for-profit organisation
  • an Australian state or territory government body
  • an Australian local government body

• have an Australian Business Number (ABN)

• be registered for the purposes of GST if required by the Australian Tax Office

• have an account with an Australian financial institution

• have no outstanding reports, acquittals or serious breaches relating to any government funding – a serious breach is one that has resulted in, or warrants, termination of a grant agreement

• not be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings (as relevant to the entity type)