Australia-China Council

2004-6 Strategic Plan

The Australia-China Council operates within the provisions of the Executive Council Order of 17 May 1978 under which it is constituted and the amendments to that order of 17 May 1979 and 28 April 1981.

Mission Statement

To broaden and deepen relations between Australia and China by:

Key Objectives

Part Two: Program Strategies

Understanding China

Objectives

Strategies

Australian Studies in China

Objectives

Strategies

Residencies and Awards

Objectives

Strategies

Culture, Sport and Heritage

Objectives

Strategies

Publishing and Media

Objectives

Strategies

Commerce, Science, Technology and Environment

Objectives

Strategies

Chinese-Australian Studies

Objectives

Strategies

Part Three: Funding Policy

Most ACC funding goes to Council-initiated programs such as the Understanding China Program, Australian Studies in China Program and Residencies and Awards Program. However, each year some money is available to suitable one-off projects.

ACC funding is only valid for the financial year in which it is awarded. Agreement for funding is not transferable to a future financial year, if commencement of a project is delayed. In that event, applicants must reapply in a subsequent financial year, and be considered on a competitive basis with other project applications in that year.

Activities not funded

The ACC is interested in a broad range of activities consistent with the Council's priority program areas and welcomes new projects being brought to its attention. However, the Council will not normally make money available for the following purposes:

Part Four: Financial Framework