4183.0 - Cultural Funding by Government, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/11/2012   
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In 2010-11, the estimate of total expenditure funded by the three tiers of government was $6,650.2m for cultural activities. This comprised:

  • $2,271.6m (34% of total) from the Australian Government
  • $3,118.8m (47%) from state and territory governments
  • $1,259.9m (19%) from local government.

Total expenditure funded by government for cultural activities was relatively consistent between 2010-11 and 2009-10 with an increase of less than 1% ($21.5m). This increase was less than the increase of 4% between 2008-09 and 2009-10. (Table 1)

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