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Indigenous Languages and Arts, Open Grant Round 2018

Contact Details

ILA contact officer

1800 006 992



Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Close Date & Time:
14-May-2018 11:30 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
121003 - Humanities
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

FO Reference:


The Department will ensure that the Program outcome is met by funding a diverse range of Indigenous language and arts projects that contribute towards at least one of the following Program objectives:

 1)    preserve, revive and maintain Indigenous languages by:

  •  facilitating activities that capture and preserve Indigenous language
  • promoting  participation in Indigenous language teaching and learning

  • developing Indigenous language resources, including utilising digital technology in an innovative and culturally sensitive manner (see highlighted note below).

 2)    develop, produce, present, exhibit or perform a diverse range of traditional and contemporary    Indigenous arts

 3)    support new and innovative forms of Indigenous expression through art

 4)    support the transmission and development of Indigenous cultural heritage and knowledge through languages and arts projects.



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 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 Australian Government funding – a serious breach is one that has resulted in, or warrants, termination of a grant agreementnot be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings (as relevant to the entity type).

Where applicable, we will review your funding history, including your performance delivering projects and achieving outcomes, and your financial and performance reporting history.

Eligible organisations can apply as a consortium provided they nominate a lead organisation that also meets the eligibility criteria above – See Section 10.5 in ILA Guidlines.




Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $5,000.00 to $200,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:
Addenda Available:

Contact Details

ILA contact officer

1800 006 992