The Australia Council for the Arts and Arts Access Australia have announced the three recipients for the third annual National Arts and Disability Awards, which recognise Australian artists and arts workers with disability, who have made an outstanding contribution to the artistic and cultural life of the nation. Sydney-based composer Georgia Scott, singer-songwriter Eliza Hull who is baed in regional Victoria, and Northern Territory-based artist Timothy Cook were named as this year’s recipients.

National Disability and Arts Awards

“We are delighted to recognise these three wonderful artists – who each in their own way demonstrate the power of the arts to connect us and to change lives. The awards are part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring all Australians can access and benefit from participation in arts and culture,” said Australia Council CEO Adrian Collette. “We are also pleased to confirm our continued investment of almost $1 million over the next three years to support sustainable careers and celebrate the achievements of artists with disability through...