The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body. The Council supports a wide range of arts and cultural activities that involve professional artists or arts workers. Grants may be made to arts organisations as well as to individual artists across the country. Fellowship opportunities include the Creative Australia Fellowships. Literary grants encourage and support the creation, publication and promotion of Australian stories.
Source: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/ Sighted: 10/12/2013.
For the development of a manuscript entitled The Sorry Tale of the Mignonette, which draws on the story of Gardner's ancestor who was killed and eaten by his shipmates.