In 2010-11 the estimate of recurrent expenditure funded by the Australian Government was $2,094.0m (92% of total Australian Government funding). Of this recurrent expenditure, $1,586.2m was for Arts and $507.7m for Heritage. (Table 2)
Categories with the highest recurrent expenditure matched the categories with the highest overall expenditure. For Arts, this was Radio and televisions services ($1,121.5m), Other arts ($141.3m) and Film and video production and distribution ($102.7m). For Heritage, the categories with the highest recurrent expenditure were Other museums and cultural heritage ($190.4m) and Environmental heritage ($124.3m).