Through Creative Victoria, the Victorian Government provides operational support to the nine state-owned cultural agencies.

Snapshots 2021-22

  • $315.8m total Creative Victoria operating appropriation provided to 9 state-owned cultural agencies
  • $485m total income for Creative Victoria funded State cultural agencies
  • 4.9 million total attendances at Creative Victoria funded state cultural agencies*
  • 2,777 total individuals employed by Creative Victoria funded State Cultural Agencies (1,951 FTE)
  • 1,119 volunteers engaged by the state cultural agencies
  • > 26,000 Hours of service provided by volunteers
  • >267,000 Students participated in agency education programs

*Due to the pandemic, this figure is a 61% decline in attendance of events from 2018-19