Grant recipient

Project

Location

Grant amount (ex. GST)

Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) will present a public program of activities to support ‘The Way We Eat’ exhibition to generate a fresh appreciation of the rich traditions associated with Chinese food culture.

NSW

$80,000

Australia China Alumni Association

The Australia-China Alumni Association will present two awards to Chinese alumni of Australian education institutions for distinguished achievements in community service in Australia or China and in promoting understanding between both countries.

VIC

$20,000

 

Australia-China Youth Association

Supporting Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) chapters across Australia and greater China to deliver a range of events and to maintain a vibrant community of young Australians and Chinese.

ACT

$45,618

Australia-China Youth Association

Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA): delivering two iterations of ACYA's flagship event, the Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit (ACELS), in July 2021 and January 2022. 

ACT

$39,600

Australia-China Youth Dialogue

Support for the 12th Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD 2022) - a track II dialogue to build people-to-people links between Australia and China,  and delivering the ACYD Alumni Program. 

QLD

$40,000 

Australian Academy of Science

The Science Beyond Borders project will support and highlight mutually beneficial Australia-China scientific research collaboration

ACT

$100,000

Australian Chamber Orchestra

A collaboration between the ACO, Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts and large-scale light project company Electric Canvas to present “Australian Visions”.

NSW

$150,000

 

Australian Film Institute

The presentation of Australian feature films at the 2022 Beijing International Film Festival and virtual Q&A session with the film makers.

VIC

$80,000 

Australian International Sports Organisation Pty Ltd

 

A range of sporting activities to promote engagement between Chinese-speaking international students and Australia’s diverse communities.

 

NSW

$28,000

Australian National University

Improving the understanding of future economic opportunities for Australia in the transition to low emissions technologies through facilitating exchange and collaboration between Australian and Chinese experts and businesses.

ACT

$215,000 -

Australian Silver Industry Group (ASIG)

Enhanced collaboration between Australian and Chinese senior living and aged care networks and stakeholders to support the development of Best Practice Guidelines.

QLD

$200,000 

Australia-Taiwan Business Council Limited

Establishment of the Australia-Taiwan Emerging Business Leaders Program, which will connect emerging leaders from Australia and Taiwan through a summit and workshops.

NSW

$40,000

Biennale of Sydney

A new major commission by leading Chinese contemporary artist, Zheng Bo, for the 23rd Biennale of Sydney, developed in collaboration with Indigenous Australian communities.

NSW

$20,000 

CDP Theatre Producers

Australia-China co-production and tour

NSW

$130,000

Chinese Australian Forum of NSW Inc

A bilingual (English and Chinese) civics education program for Chinese Australian communities in NSW. Working with parliamentary education offices, it will focus on Australia's parliamentary democracy, delivered online and through workshops.

NSW

$80,100

City of Darwin 

The delivery of a two-day Dragon Boat Festival in Darwin in 2022, which will include a delegation of dragon boat teams from China. 

NT

$89,000 

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)

Symposiums supporting engagement and exchange between Australia and China in the field of medical devices and biosensing.

VIC

$75,000

Curtin University

Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA) will convene a workshop on a joint Australia-China radio astronomy research initiative aligned with the Square Kilometre Array project co-hosted by Australia.

WA

$30,000

 Finucane & Smith Unlimited Inc. (auspiced by Auspicious Arts Projects Inc.)

Under the Same Sky: a two-year integrated program of three new performing arts in Australia and China through collaboration with Chinese artists and creative professionals, Chinese Australian and Indigenous Australian performers.

VIC

$130,000

Gandhi Creations

Curation of a two-year program showcasing Chinese Australian artists and designers through runway shows, exhibits and public roundtables.

NSW

$50,000

Intersective Pty Ltd (t/a Practera)

A program for 400 Chinese international and Australian students working together in teams to deliver real-world business consulting projects under the guidance of private sector mentors (Intersective Pty. Ltd).

NSW

$200,000

Monash University (Biomedical Innovation)

Spotlighting Australia-China innovations in biomedical research and commercialisation through an in-person and online science and innovation forum and regenerative medicine symposium in Suzhou, China.

VIC

$100,000

Monash University Department of Diabetes

Establish a Monash West China Diabetes Research and Development Centre linking Monash University with Chinese institutions undertaking diabetes research, including on new onset diabetes in COVID-19 patients.

VIC

$230,000

OzAsia Festival

(Adelaide Festival Centre Trust)

OzAsia Festival will collaborate with Chinese Australian artists to deliver the "In Other Words" and "Double Delicious" conversations that will showcase stories and Chinese Australian achievements to a large-scale festival audience.

SA

$52,000

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

Presentation to Australian audiences of a new generation of Chinese contemporary artists through the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10)

QLD

$50,000

Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation

Australia-China Training Initiative in Neurology

VIC

$75,000  

Slingsby Theatre Company Limited

A collaboration between Slingsby Theatre Company and Art Space for Kids (Shanghai) to develop and premiere a bilingual children’s theatre production for Australian and Chinese audiences.

SA

$35,000

 

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Showcasing Australian excellence in paediatric medicine through an interactive online education program by leading Australian experts for paediatricians and medical students in China, with a focus on participation in rural areas.

NSW

$100,000

The Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation will partner with the Yunnan Provincial Health Commission and Education Departments to improve children's eye health and education outcomes in rural areas of Yunnan province.

NSW

$100,000

The University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne’s “My study and life in Australia” video contest and Ambassador Leadership Award are a platform for Chinese students and graduates to promote Australia as a welcoming and attractive study destination.

VIC

$90,000

The University of Melbourne

Support the research and publication of the Doing Business in China Report, which will provide analysis and insights to Australian business to enhance their understanding of the China market.

VIC

$30,000

The University of New South Wales

Collaboration on urban regeneration and rural revitalization with Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, including the convening of an online international symposium on Sustainable Urbanism and Architecture.

NSW

$20,000

The University of Sydney

Research and analysis to comprehensively profile entrepreneurial networks between Australia and China and disseminate findings in a report and corporate workshops in Australia and China.

NSW

$130,000

Turning World Pty Ltd

Turning World will enhance Chinese communities' engagement with Melbourne art and cultural organisations, including through a student ambassador program and a social media campaign.

VIC

$70,000 

University of Melbourne

A workshop with Chinese Australian and China-based artists about the Peter Townsend woodblock print collection and short films for the National Gallery of Australia and the University of Melbourne websites and social media.

VIC

$20,000

University of Western Australia

An exhibition at the Art Gallery of Western Australia showcasing works by contemporary artists about daily life in modern China.

WA

$50,000

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

A project promoting Australia-China collaboration and education in biomedical research through a virtual Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Masterclass and an Australia-China Research Symposium.

VIC

$60,000

Western Sydney University: Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture 

 

Translation, publication and online promotion in China of four significant Australian literary works, in collaboration with Chinese publishers and other partners, including the Australian Studies Centre network in China

NSW

$20,000

 

 

* an additional five grants will be announced in due course.

List of 2020-21 grant recipients