Meeting of Cultural Ministers re: support for arts sector update
On Thursday March 19 a Meeting of Cultural Ministers took place to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian arts sector.
The resulting communiqué can be found online here.
Unfortunately, no specific funding package has yet been confirmed for the arts sector. We remain in contact with the Minister’s advisor to continue our efforts to secure emergency and recovery funding.
Also on March 19, PAC Australia Executive Director Katherine Connor participated in a round table meeting with Minister Paul Fletcher and colleagues from the music industry. During this meeting, the impacts this crisis is having on venues and programming were firmly on the agenda.
We will continue to keep you informed as new updates come to light.