News: Australia Council Awards

Written by: Australia Council Media Release
In 2020 we congratulate musician Deborah Conway AM, one of eight artists to receive an Australia Council Award. These prestigious national awards recognise Australian artists who have made an outstanding contribution to their art forms, and to the cultural life of the nation.

At the event which included a performance by Deborah Conway,

Australia Council CEO Adrian Collette AM said, “It is a privilege to recognise eight remarkable artists who have each demonstrated artistry and distinction in their respective art forms. The diversity of the award recipients reflects the vibrancy of Australian arts, and the capacity of creativity to connect us,…” – see for all recipients.

This year’s awards was attended by Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts the Hon Paul Fletcher MP – see