Playing Australia Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund

The Playing Australia Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund provides individuals and organisations with funding to help them with the touring costs of taking a performing art show to regional and remote areas.

Close date: 02 Jun 2020 12:00 AM AEST.

What do you get?

Funding varies on a case-by-case basis.

Who is this for?

Individuals and organisations wanting to tour performing arts.


The Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund helps performing arts to reach regional and remote communities across Australia. Grants are available to help support the net touring costs required for a national tour.

There is no limit on the amount of funding available. Grants are available for:

  • interstate net touring costs, including freight, transport, accommodation and travel payments outside of your home state
  • a contribution towards tour expenses

What are the eligibility criteria?

To apply, you must not:

  • have received or administered a grant from the Australia Council in the past that has not been satisfactorily acquitted
  • owe money to the Australia Council

You can't apply for the following activity:

  • projects where the performers and artistic personnel are not paid at Award rates
  • projects that are to tour an international production
  • touring projects that only include capital city or metropolitan presentations
  • touring projects that do not include three or more interstate locations
  • touring projects that only include presentations in schools
  • tour dates that have already taken place
  • projects with a budget in surplus

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund.