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María José Duran Napolitano, 2017

COVID 19 | Resource Library

Back to Back Theatre have drawn together this library of resources in hope that they prove useful in supporting our community and help our fellow artists during this unprecedented time. We will continue to update and add to this non-exhaustive list.

Sector Resources:

Australia Council has announced its first Response Package to support artists, arts practitioners, arts groups and arts organisations coping with the impact of COVID-19.

Australia Council’s Resilience Fund, opened Friday 3rd April 2020, in light of the impact of COVID-19 on the arts sector.

The Arts and Disability Mentoring Initiative has also been re-opened until April 14th 2020.

Creative Victoria drawing together support information for the creative industries in Victoria

Australian Cultural Fund managed by Creative Partnerships Australia offers a national fundraising platform for our cultural and creative sectors.

Australian Communities Foundation and Philanthropy Australia have partnered to coordinate and support the philanthropic response to COVID-19

Arts Hub for all the latest updates and arts sector news.

Accessible Arts the peak arts and disability organisation across New South Wales

ArtsACT the ACT Government has made funding of up to $10,000 per artist available for Canberra artists to support arts development and the sustainability of their arts practices over the next 6-9 months. This is across all artforms including screen artists.

NSW Small Project Grants this grant has been redefined to take into consideration artists currently impacted by COVID-19

Budget Direct Grants are  strongly encouraging arts organisations who have been affected by COVID-19 or the recent bushfires to apply.


Other Resources:


Australian Government Department of Health  Information on the monitoring and response to COVID-19 in Australia, along with the latest official medical advice.

Federal Government  Information and services to help those affected by COVID-19

Victorian Government  Information on the Economic Survival Package to Support Businesses And Jobs

NDIS  National Disability Insurance Scheme information and support for those affected by COVID-19

Lifeline  24 hour Crisis Support and Suicide Prevention.

Beyond Blue  Information and support for the mental health of all Australians