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Latest news: Funding

ACT’s Future of Education Equity Fund reaches $1.5 million

Six weeks into the new school year, the Future of Education Equity Fund has provided more than $1.5 million to Canberra families in need.

Canberra creatives to receive $520,000 from arts funding

Recipients who will take home a share in $520,000 from two ACT Government art funding programs have been announced.

Applications for ACT Government’s Arts Activities grants open

The latest round of the ACT Government’s Arts Activities $5,000 to $50,000 funding is now open, and Canberra’s creative sector can apply.

New arts projects benefit from ACT Arts Activities funding

The ACT Government has awarded more than $350,000 to Canberra creatives to develop and promote their work.

Plea to ACT Government: ‘don’t forget sexual assault survivors’

A group of leading advocates and service providers are calling on the ACT Government to commit to funding critical sexual assault prevention and reform measures contained in a landmark 2021 report.

Amp It Up! live gig fund to plug in and play again for 2022

Applications for the second round of the ACT Government’s Amp It Up! fund have today opened for local live music and performance venues.

Community sector underfunded, ACTCOSS says

The community sector is chronically underfunded by the Federal and ACT Governments, and many services and workers have been pushed to their limits, according to a survey released by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS).

Endometriosis funding to get record boost ahead of federal election

A $58 million plan to support 800,000 women with endometriosis has been unveiled as part of the upcoming federal budget.

$4.2 billion for ABC, SBS as funding freeze lifted

Australia's public broadcasters will receive $4.2 billion over three years as the Morrison government ends an $84 million funding freeze. 

Marginal seats guided car park funding

A hit list of the federal government's top 20 marginal seats guided its $660 million project to build car parks at suburban train stations.

RSPCA ACT holds ageing facilities together with ‘love and passion, spit and Blu Tack’

RSPCA ACT CEO Michelle Robertson wants progress on an election promise to help fund upgrades to the animal shelter, where most buildings are over 45 years old.

Libs to match federal funding for infrastructure

The Canberra Liberals have announced they will match funding from the Federal Government for infrastructure projects in the ACT, including $87.5 million for the Molonglo River Bridge, if elected. Senator for the ACT...

Liberals want to return ‘Canberra refugees’ from Queanbeyan and surrounds

The Canberra Liberals want to fund their election spending slate by enticing “Canberra refugees” to move back from Queanbeyan and surrounds.

Canberra street art receives funding boost

25 local artists receiving a combination of grant funding and commissions to create a number of Canberra street art projects.

Botanic Gardens receives $10m in government funding

The Australian National Botanic Gardens will replace its 60-year-old horticulture maintenance centre and build new fire suppression infrastructure thanks to a Federal Government funding announcement.

Funding for the disability sector

The disability sector welcomed ACT Government funding on Friday 26 June, to help ease Canberrans with disability out of isolation.