Employment, labour laws and social services
Dear arts colleagues, Thank you for participating in this short survey. This survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Your response will help the National Arts Council better understand the impact of COVID-19 on Singaporean/PR Self-Employed Persons (SEPs)/ Freelancers working in the arts and culture sector.
Late on Wednesday, March 25, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed (96-0) the third phase of the coronavirus (COVID-19) response relief package. The $2 trillion emergency stimulus package included important provisions supporting the arts sector and creative workforce.
The City of Melbourne has released $2 million in grants for artists and creative organisations impacted by the COVID-19 virus to assist them during this challenging time.
The Australia Council is announcing its first Response Package to support artists, arts practitioners, arts groups and arts organisations coping with the impact of COVID-19. In the last weeks we have seen our cultural and creative sectors suffer enormous damage as a result of the unfolding COVID-19 crisis that has seen public gatherings, performances and exhibitions cancelled in the interests of public health.
Dear Prime Minister, We are addressing the Government with regard to extremely difficult situation in the Ukrainian culture through the spread of the coronavirus and the imposition of quarantine in Ukraine. First of all, let us assure that we, as experienced managers, understand and support the expediency of restrictions that will prevent the collapse of the medical system and preserve the health of the maximum number of citizens.
Artists and arts organisations will be able to apply for a slice of $5 million in emergency funds to support their livelihoods and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australia Council has announced.