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Australia-Japan Foundation grant recipients, 2015-16



Reconstruction Initiative
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
Isabella a cappella / Tipitina Music The 'Hana Wa Saku' Isabella a cappella friendship tour $25,000
The Scout Association of Australia Scouts Australia support of disadvantaged Japanese youth $18,000
NPO Jidai no Souzou Koubou, Support Our Kids Committee 2016 Support Our Kids homestay program in Australia $20,000
NHK Enterprises, Inc. Australian musicians' performances in Iwate prefecture $15,000
Australia-Japan Society (ACT) Inc. Tohoku Youth Program $15,000
RMIT University Kesennuma - living with the sea $13,540
Economics and Trade
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
Australia-Japan Research Centre and ANU Japan Institute 2015 Japan Update conference $21,000
National Archives of Australia Preservation treatment of Japanese company records $20,000
AJEI Communications Australia and Japan Create a New Economic Paradigm $8,000
Standards Australia Limited 6th International Symposium of Fine Bubble Technology $15,000
Security and Regional/International Relations
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
The University of New South Wales Operationalising human rights norms in peace missions $17,000
The Institute For Regional Security IFRS Annual Dinner and Strategic Dialogue $20,000
Education and Science
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
Centre for Pacific and American Studies, University of Tokyo Australian Studies Visiting Professor Program 2015-16 $41,452
Griffith School of Environment (Architecture), Griffith University Osaka Laneways: New Spatial Surveying Technologies $20,000
The Australian Science Teachers Association 2015 ASTA - Japan Science Teachers Exchange $20,000
La Trobe University Two-way postgraduate industry internship exchange $8,500
Dr Maria Nugent Visiting Professor of Australian Studies 2016-17, University of Tokyo settling-in allowance $1,000
Otemon Gakuin University Grant for acquisition of materials on Australia $11,000
University of Tasmania Bilateral education in sciences in Japan and Australia $12,000
International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) Low Frequency Astrometry: A joint SKA project $21,000
The University of Sydney Australia and Japan's Energy Future $8,500
Federation University Australia Unravelling the Australia-Japan bird migration mystery $20,000
Society and Culture (including community grants)
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
Asialink, University of Melbourne 40+25=Ongoing Outcomes of the AJF/Asialink partnership $22,500
Gendaikikakushitsu Publishers Masterpieces of Contemporary Australian Literature $20,000
Insite Arts International Tour of SandSong to Okinawa Japan $20,000
Snuff Puppets Giant Puppets of Echigo-Tsumari and Setouchi $15,000
Anne Norman Whispered Shadows: shakuhachi recital tour of Japan $6,700
Dr Bruce Crossman Collaborator, Aichi University of the Arts $1,456
Central Highlands Regional Council Australian Playground in Ichinoseki (Sister City) $20,000
JOLT Arts JOLT MOJO Touring Sonic Festival Tokyo $14,500
Japan Cricket Association Cricket Without Borders Exchange Program $7,440
WA Youth Jazz Orchestra Association (Inc) WAYJO / Showa University of Music Cultural Exchange $10,557
Communication, Information and Advocacy
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
Australian Studies Association of Japan Migration and Tourism in Australia: Regional Context $25,000
The University of Sydney Postwar Grassroots Reconciliation Workshop & Exhibition $21,112
University of Sydney AJF Media Fellows 2016 $12,000
RMIT University RMIT Journalism/Media Interns 2015-16 $10,000
Australian Studies Association of Japan Publishing a Collection of Essays on Australian Studies $9,551
Publication Awards
Organisation Project Grant Amount(GST excl)
Professor Akiko Usuda Publication Award - Australian Child Care $10,000
Professor Sayoko Iizasa Publication Award - Oceans $10,000
Dr Maiko Aoki Publication Award - Pearl Divers in TSI $10,000
Last Updated: 23 September 2015
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