Grants awarded in 2008–09

The following grants were awarded during 2008–09:

Discretionary Grants

Recipient: Professor Kenneth Morgan
Purpose: To assist with research for a large book on Australia's professional orchestras during the six decades (1932-1996) when the ABC assumed responsibility for them. Assistance with research will focus specifically on the use of the National Archives of Australia
Value (including GST): $15,000.00
Approval date: 16 October 2008
Grant term (months): 9
Grant funding location: Middlesex, England
Postcode: TW7 6HP
Recipient: Mitchell Whitelaw
Purpose: The practical outcomes of the project will prototype interactive, browseable maps of the National Archives' collection that apply these techniques at different structural levels
Value (including GST): $15,000.00
Approval date: 10 September 2008
Grant term (months): 10
Grant funding location: Bruce, ACT
Postcode: 2601
Recipient: Alex Gerbaz
Purpose: Outcome will be an enhanced understanding of the aspirations, strategies and struggles of film makers in the 1970s
Value (including GST): $2,250.00
Approval date: 16 October 2008
Grant term (months): 9
Grant funding location: Marylands, WA
Postcode: 6051
Recipient: Dr Andrea Benvenuti
Purpose: Analysis of Canberra's response to British colonial and defence policies in Malaya, Singapore and the Borneo States, as well as to chart Australian efforts to establish close and friendly relations with regional nationalist elites
Value (including GST): $6,910.00
Approval date: 16 October 2008
Grant term (months): 9
Grant funding location: Kensington, NSW
Postcode: 2052
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