4183.0 - Cultural Funding by Government, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
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FUNDING BY CATEGORY

In 2010-11 the estimate of expenditure on cultural activities, funded by the state and territory governments, was $3,118.8m. This was an increase of $42.1m from 2009-10, made up of a $79.1m fall in Heritage and a $121.2m rise in Arts. (Tables 3 and 4)

Individual state and territory government's expenditure on cultural activities closely reflected population size, with the more populous states of New South Wales ($835.4m), Victoria ($580.4m), Queensland ($568.1m) and Western Australia ($556.8m) spending more funds in 2010-11 than South Australia ($296.3m), Tasmania ($114.3m), the Australian Capital Territory ($89.3m), and the Northern Territory ($78.1m).

STATE AND TERRITORY GOVERNMENT TOTAL CULTURAL EXPENDITURE(a) - 2010-11
Graph: STATE AND TERRITORY GOVERNMENT TOTAL CULTURAL EXPENDITURE(a)—2010-11






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