Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Creative Australia is the Australian Government’s principal arts investment, development, funding, and advisory body with a purpose to champion and invest in arts and creativity to benefit all Australians. Creative Australia has a national leadership role in supporting and building Australia’s cultural infrastructure by fostering excellence in the arts, increasing national and international engagement with Australian art and artists, and advocating for the social, cultural and economic value of arts and creativity.


Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australia Council Act 1975, section 4; continued through section 7 of the Australia Council Act 2013 (an update to the functions, powers and governance structure of the Council); and continues through section 9 of the Creative Australia Act 2023 (expanded

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Primary body

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 576, Pyrmont NSW 2009

Government appointed boards

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