In 2010-11 the estimate of Australian Government funded expenditure on Arts was $1,678.7m. This was an increase of 1% from 2009-10, and accounts for 74% of the total expenditure funded by the Australian Government. (Table 2)
The Arts category with the highest expenditure was Radio and television services (72%), followed by Other arts (8%). The Other arts category comprises activities and services such as administration, maintenance and operation that cannot be assigned to a specific category.
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT CULTURAL EXPENDITURE,
By selected categories -
2009-10 and 2010-11