Arts Victoria advises on and implements arts policy, develops the arts and cultural industries across the State and ensures access for all Victorians. It supports the arts and cultural industries to encourage excellence, develop good ideas, build audiences, encourage participation and improve facilities.
Arts Victoria provides direct support to Victoria’s arts sector through a range of funding programs. Together, these programs are designed to stimulate high quality, diverse arts activity across the state; strengthen Victoria’s reputation as a centre for artistic excellence and creativity; and ensure that all Victorians have opportunities to participate in and enjoy the arts.
Regional Arts Victoria is the peak Victorian agency resourcing and supporting contemporary and innovative regional cultural practice.