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2014-15 AKF grant recipients

Project Title Recipient Project Description Value Grant Funding Location

Beyond Limitations: Mentoring Camp

Vipoo Srivilasa

A four-week mentoring cultural exchange program between Australian and Korean artists



Honey Pot 2014/2015

Adelaide Fringe Inc

Adelaide Fringe supports cultural exchange between Australia & Korea through the Honey Pot program.



Representing Australia in South Korea's Networked Digital News Mediascape

The University of Sydney

This project evaluates the representation of Australia in South Korean online news media sources



K-Wave Festival

SQ Entertainment

A one-day, free event displaying Korean contemporary music, food and culture.



Sport events and public diplomacy: Promoting Australia in Korea using the AFC Asian Cup

University of South Australia

The effects of Australia hosting the Asian Cup on Koreans' perception of Australia as a part of Asia



2015 RMIT Journalism Internships

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Financial support for 4 students to undertake workplace internships in Korean media organisations.



Development of Bilateral Work Integrated Learning Global Health Elective for Health Science Students

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Bilateral visits, partnership agreements, seminars, guidelines for global health student exchanges



Scientific linkage between Neuroscience Research Australia and Konkuk University

Neuroscience Research Australia

Establish a scientific linkage between Neuroscience Research Australia and Konkuk University for dementia research



Australia Korea Researcher to Innovation Workshop

Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

Explore Australian & ROK Government initiatives that successfully promote research to commercial outcomes.



Constraining the age of the Yangsan Fault zone and subsequent reactivation events, Korea

CSIRO (Earth Science and Resource Engineering)

Evaluation of the Yangsan Fault to decode its geological history by CSIRO and Korea University



Towards a non-profit RTO for Korean language education in regional NSW.

Brad Wilke

To offer Korean externally to secondary students in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions of NSW.



Australia- Korea, A Cultural Conversation

Turtle Lane Studios Pty Ltd

An Exhibition of Interviews Exploring the Life and Works of Eminent Australian and Korean Artists



AKF Media Fellows 2015

The University of Sydney

4 media students from The University of Sydney will undertake journalism internships in Seoul.



"This That"

Imaginary Theatre

Final creative development of 'This, That', a Korea-Australian theatre work for children aged 2-5.



Capturing the Spirit of George Rose - A Cultural Partnership Between Australia & Korea

Creative Clunes

Further development of partner relationships that centres on photography and schools literacy.



Regional Reciprocity: Asialink Arts Residencies between Australia and Korea 2015

University of Melbourne (Asialink)

Asialink Arts Residencies between Australia and Korea 2015


Korea and NSW

Dancehouse International in Korea

Dancehouse Inc

Cultural exchange between Australia and Korea in the field of dance



The Tale of Samulnori- Presentation in Busan and Sydney.

Legs on the Wall

Korean and Australian première of a theatrical collaboration between Legs On The Wall and AsiaNow



Asia-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (AKC 2014)

Korean Academy of Scientists and Engineers in Australasia (KASEA)

AKC2014 will be a vibrant forum to showcase all aspects of science and technology in Pacific region



INTEGRATE Bio-Sub-study

Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group

Research Fellowship: Analysis of a complex clinical trial, biostatistics & integration of lab data



Enhancing Australia–Korea Relations at National, Institutional and Individual Levels

Griffith University

Griffith University and Kyung Hee University will study, analyse and disseminate knowledge about the Korea – Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA).


Queensland and Korea

Using AFC 2015 to develop a bilateral research partnership around sport exchange and diplomacy

Victoria University

Develop a bilateral research partnership that studies and fosters cultural exchange through sport


Melbourne and Korea

Commissioning of an atmospheric Radon-222 detector at Jang Bogo Station, Antarctica.

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

Radon observations at Korean Antarctic Base for characterising pollution trends and fetch regions



Hello From Australia 2014

Books Illustrated

Books Illustrated will take part in workshops to support their exhibition loaned to Nami Island.



Enabling Australia-Korea gasification research partnerships


Linking Australian gasification science with Korean coal technology development



35th Annual Joint Meeting

Australia Korea Business Council

35th Annual Joint Meeting and conference between AKBC and KABC in Seoul ROK



Stereo Histories: Korea and Australia through the photographic explorations of George Rose, 1904

Dr Matthew Richards

Using cultural history methodologies, this project will assess the Korea folio of George Rose.



Sports Law and Integrity Workshop: The 2015 Asian Cup and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Asian Law Centre and Sports Law Program

Sports Law and Integrity Workshop: The 2015 Asian Cup and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games



Sydney Opera House - Korea Digital Education Pilot Program

Sydney Opera House Trust

Sydney Opera House is expanding its digital education program to Korean schools.



Discovery of Genes for Production of Immune Cells

Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research

Complementary resources will identify genes regulating production of Innate CD8+ T cells.



A step towards a better environment for Australia's Korean language education: Korean at secondary schools

Korea Research Institute, UNSW Australia

To strengthen Korean at schools in the era of the National Curriculum and the New Colombo Plan



Contemporary materials for carbon capture


Enhancing separation performances of polymers with porous particles for separation industries.



Lunar New Year Sydney Koreatown Festival and Twilight Parade

Sydney Korean Business Association

To celebrate Lunar New Year in Sydney by Koreatown Festival and Twilight Parade on February 2015.



Demystifying Korea

Export Council of Australia

Understanding and doing business with Korea for Australian service providers



Sydney Symphony Orchestra Korea Tour

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

In October 2015, the SSO will travel to Korea for concert performances and outreach activities.



Developing Effective Corporate Governance in 21st Century Korea

University of Technology Sydney

Colloquium to advance theory, policy and practice in the field of corporate governance in Korea



'Uncertain Paradise' and 'Art From Australia'

The Korea-Australia Arts Foundation Incorporated

Australian contemporary art showcase in Korea promoting Australian knowledge expertise and networks


Cherrybrook NSW

World Korean Diaspora Games: Short Documentary

Korean Soccer Association Australia

Documentary on Australia-Korea relations through football, following the Asian Cup 2015.



Australia-Korea Journalist Exchange Program

The Walkley Foundation

Biannual exchange for journalists to build relationships & networks between Australia & Korea


Redfern NSW

Artlink Korea-Australia major art publishing partnership

Artlink Australia

Artlink magazine December issue on Korean contemporary art & Australia-Korea cultural exchange


Glenside SA


Stalker Theatre Company

street culture meets interactive and projection technologies in an outdoor performance


Redfern NSW

Australia-Korea BRIDGE School Partnerships Project

Asia Education Foundation, The University of Melbourne

Building Australia-Korea school partnerships to connect teachers, students and school communities


Parkville VIC

Australian Films and Artists for the 20th Busan International Film Festival

Busan International Film Festival

Selected Australian titles and filmmakers will be invited and presented during the festival days


South Korea

A new undergraduate unit of study with a focus on the Australia-Korean bilateral economic relationship.

The University of Sydney

focus study on the Australia-Korean bilateral economic relationship


Sydney NSW

Gogo Star

The Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Incorporated

OzAsia Festival presents the Australian premiere of Seoul music group Gogo Star


Adelaide SA

Last Updated: 8 March 2017
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