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.

Closes in 19 days

Closing date: 07 Jun 2022

What you get?

Funding varies on a case-by-case basis.

Who is this for?

Individuals and organisations wanting to tour performing arts.


Funding uses include:

  • inter-state and/or intra-state touring costs, including freight, transport, accommodation and travel allowances
  • a contribution towards tour coordination expenses
  • costs associated with re-mounting a work, to be used to demonstrably reduce the performance fee for a presenter or venue
  • a contribution towards costs associated with COVIDSafe delivery of touring. These may be costs of the presenter or costs of the touring party and may include:
    • additional cleaning or staffing costs within venues
    • touring costs for understudies or additional crew in the touring party
    • costs for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or other safety equipment.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Individuals and organisations preparing to tour a professional production around the country should apply.

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.

How do you apply?

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