Central Australian Aboriginal art centres are the big winners from the federal government’s latest arts funding package, which divides $9.3 million between 86 organisations.

The biggest recipient is Desart, the umbrella body for central Australian Aboriginal art centres, with $1,489,300 over three years. Other triennial funding recipients include the Keringke Arts Aboriginal Corp in Santa Teresa, near Alice Springs, with $375,000; the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Association in Yuendumu, with $270,000; and the Tjungu Palya Aboriginal Corp in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands of South Australia, with $336,600.