Creative Victoria provides operational funding to a wide range of non-government arts organisations.

In 2014, Creative Victoria invested in 128 arts and cultural organisations across Victoria.

These organisations:


  • created 12,604 new works
  • hosted 10,324 youth participation programs
  • staged 5,343 productions
  • held 4,501 workshops
  • presented 1,134 exhibitions and 495 film screenings

Attendance and Participation

  • attracted 10.3million attendances (24% from regional Victoria) including 444,662 Victorian student attendances to youth participation programs
  • reached 245,605 members
  • employed 5,541 people, equivalent to 2,236 full time employees (78% on a casual or part time basis)
  • engaged 11,648 volunteers, who provided 576,108 hours of service

Financial information

  • generated $189.6 million in earned income (48% of revenue)
  • and received $51.2 million in private support (13% of revenue)

Further detail on these measure is available in the attached reports:

Key Arts Organisations

Museums and Galleries

Performing Arts Organisations

Industry and Cultural Development

Performing Arts Centres