Government Contacts

Local, State and Federal Government support are important enablers for the Australia's performing arts sector.


Government Contacts

Their support strengthens our ability to nurture new talent, take risks on new work, build access and support community engagement and enrich the next generation of artists and audiences through and school education programs. MPs, Ministers and Government spend when they're convinced programs have value.

SHOW parliamentarians and politicians that Australians care about the arts.

TELL them about the importance of having supporting the performing arts and what you like about the National Cultural Policy - and what needs to be improved.

TALK about your children's enjoyment of learning in the arts and their lively participation in drama, dance, music, and singing.

In today's competitive world, they don't take anything for granted so they need to know that people want live performance to continue as a vital part of Australian society, and that spending on Australian orchestras, theatre companies and circuses will lead to brilliant, exciting work of international standard.

Let the Federal Government and your State Government know you applaud new investment in the arts by contacting your Minister for the Arts:

State Arts Ministers:

Contact your local member of parliament:

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

The ACNC is the independent national regulator of charities. The ACNC has been set up to achieve the following objects:

  • maintain, protect and enhance public trust and confidence in the sector through increased accountability and transparency
  • support and sustain a robust, vibrant, independent and innovative not-for-profit sector
  • promote the reduction of unnecessary regulatory obligations on the sector.

Australian Tax Office (ATO)

The ATO is a non-corporate Commonwealth entity within the Treasury portfolio and serves four Ministers:

Reconciliation Australia

Reconciliation Australia is the national organisation promoting reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader Australian community.


Government Contacts