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Accessing the Code of Practice

A consultation meeting hosted by NAVA and Accessible Arts via Zoom 1:00pm - 3:00pm AEST Monday 6 September 2021.

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How do I create a good photograph of my work?

Find out how to best document your work for promotion or submitting in applications.

Code Revision June Update

A recap of the second Accessibility Focus Group meeting and four discussion papers for your feedback.

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Exhibit with Kingston Arts

Kingston Arts offers three professional galleries for artists to exhibit their work and encourages applications by both emerging and established artists.

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Closed on Monday Callout

If you have an idea that can't be realised in the physical world, we want to hear it!

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The Nest Creative Space

Looking for a new studio? The nest is a cultural incubator for artists, makers and innovators! 

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Volunteer at the SUBSTATION

The SUBSTATION volunteers operate primarily in front of house roles, invigilating exhibitions, ushering for performances and assisting with marketing and general administration tasks.

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Gaffa Gallery Exhibition Proposals

Gaffa takes proposals on an all year round basis, spaces are subject to availability.

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Exhibit at Yarra Sculpture Gallery

We welcome all artists who work in sculpture, installation, sound, spatial and media arts practice.

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Journal for Artistic Research Submissions

We invite submissions to JAR from all fields and disciplines in which artistic research may be relevant, including areas that may not usually be conceived of as 'artistic'.

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107 Projects Volunteer Program

107 Projects is on the look out for volunteers to help us deliver our diverse creative program.

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Lismore Regional Gallery Volunteer

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic team of volunteers and experience first-hand our great programs, exhibitions, events and collections.

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ArtAsiaPacific Editorial and Design Internships

ArtAsiaPacific (AAP) is accepting applications for editorial and design internships.

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ANCA Studios

Affordable, Professional Studio Space.

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Australian Design Centre Volunteer Program

Are you interested to develop your skills and follow your passion for craft and design?

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Redland Art Gallery Red Box EOI

Redland Art Gallery invites expressions of interest for our new pop-up gallery – RAG Red Box.

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Redland Art Gallery Exhibition Proposals

RAG is now inviting expressions of interest for the 2022-24 exhibition program.

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Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program

Funding for artist-in-residence projects that engage communities and are delivered in partnership with artists and either a local government authority, local school, or community group.

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The Balnaves Foundation

The Balnaves Foundation supports organisations that aim to create a better Australia through education, medicine and the arts. If your organisation primarily works in one or more of these areas then we would be happy to consider your application.

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ways - Queer Feminist Art Residency and Rest Space

ways is a house in Gyula, located in eastern Hungary, close to the Romanian border, an art residency and rest space for queer feminist artists. 

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Australian Cultural Fund

The Australian Cultural Fund is a collective funding platform for Australian artists. The fund was established in 2003 to encourage donations to the arts, and is managed by Creative Partnerships Australia.

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Rimbun Dahan Artist in Residence

Rimbun Dahan in Malaysia runs a range of artists’ residencies to encourage visual artists, choreographers and other creative individuals to explore and develop their artistic work.

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TransArtists

A database of artist-in-residence opportunities worldwide.

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Arteles Creative Center Residencies

Our residency programs bring together creative minds & professionals from all over the world. Located in the scenic landscapes of Hämeenkyrö, Finland, the residency serves as the perfect platform to explore and expand the boundaries of your art & mind.

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Queensland Arts Showcase Program

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland.

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Broken Hill Art Exchange

The Art Exchange is a trans-disciplinary organisation facilitating the arts and other sectors engaging artistic practices. 

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Copland Foundation Grants

These Copland Foundation Grants fund projects throughout Australia that fall under the umbrella of Alex Copland’s interests, namely the study, management, conservation, acquisition, and interpretation of collections.

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Sturt Craft Centre Artist in Residence

Sturt Craft Centre invites applications from experienced craft practitioners to the Sturt Artist-in-Residence program.

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Jardin Orange Residency

Jardin Orange (“Orange Garden”) is an artist residency in Shenzhen, China.

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Skopelos Foundation for the Arts Residency

The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts offers residencies for two weeks to two months for ceramists, mixed media artists, painters, printmakers and sculptors from April through November.

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Casual employees

This guide outlines casual employee entitlements and changes made to the Fair Work Act which affect casual employment.

Disaster preparedness

The International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction is on 13 October 2020. NAVA joins colleague organisations in promoting disaster planning and awareness. #DRRDay

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Guidance for reopening

Resources to help artists and arts organisations reopen as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

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Accelerated Depreciation

Find out how the accelerated depreciation scheme can benefit you.

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Whistleblower Policies for Organisations

Not for profit organisation are required to comply with the whistleblower protection regime and may need to have a whistleblower policy.

Maria Vamvakinou MP at Arts Day on the Hill launch

Maria Vamvakinou MP's speech, Arts Day on the Hill launch; Inauguration of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts and Culture, 30 July 2019.

What comes after Arts Day on the Hill?

Your personal commitment to build a relationship with an MP.

Tony Burke to artists: “We don’t just respect and appreciate what you do, we need what you do.”

The Hon Tony Burke MP's speech, Arts Day on the Hill launch & Inauguration of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts and Culture, 30 July 2019.

Arts Day on the Hill

Arts Day on the Hill is NAVA’s annual focus on national advocacy development for sustained government engagement with a long-term policy focus. 

Arts organisations of the future, Dr Hong-hee Kim

Dr Hong-hee Kim keynote: "In response to rapid changes, what will the arts organisations of the future look like?" Dr Hong-hee Kim is an art historian, curator and critic based in Korea and is currently the Director of Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA). This was recorded at the the Future/Forward Summit on Friday 7 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

Is arts advocacy working? Panel Vernon Ah Kee, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Kelli McCluskey, facilitator Dr Pippa Dickson

The panel session, 'Is arts advocacy working? What roles can/do individuals and organisations play?', includes Vernon Ah Kee, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE and Kelli McCluskey, with Dr Pippa Dickson as facilitator. This session was recorded at NAVA's Future/Forward summit on Friday 7 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

When is censorship justified? Panel Dr Peter Bowden, Julian Burnside AO QC, Associate Professor Robert Nelson, facilitator Dr Zanny Begg

The panel session, When is censorship justified?, includes Dr Peter Bowden, Julian Burnside AO QC and Associate Professor Robert Nelson, with Dr Zanny Begg as facilitator. It was recorded at the Future/Forward summit on Thursday 6 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

Do we live in a borderless world? Professor Nikos Papastergiadis

Professor Nikos Papastergiadis is Director of the Research Unit in Public Cultures and Professor at the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. Nikos presented the keynote session 'Do we live in a borderless world?' at NAVA's Future/Forward summit on Thursday 6 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

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Collaborating with Regional Communities

Guidelines & Tools for Regional Arts and Cultural Engagement from Regional Arts Australia.

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Overseas Callouts

What to consider when you have been invited to submit to an overseas award/prize/competition/exhibition.

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Insurance

Find out about what types of insurance you might need in your practice and how they work.

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Tax Assessable Income and Deductions

Find out what are considered tax assessable income and expenses.

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Handover Checklist for NFP Organisations

This checklist from the ATO will assist ARI administrator changeover.

CLEAR EXPECTATIONS

Guidelines for institutions, galleries and curators working with trans, non-binary and gender diverse artists in Australia.

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​Etiquette for using images on social media

Whether you’re an artist, audience member or organisation, NAVA recommends best practice when posting images of artists’ works on social media.

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Creating New Income Toolkit

Create NSW provide a toolkit with guides and resources to help generate revenue for your creative practice.

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What you need to know about artists' rights

This guide provides information on moral rights and copyright law for organisations working with artists.

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Setting up an Art Trail

What do you need to consider when setting up an art trail? Written by Jill Gientzotis

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Guidelines for limited edition prints

A quick reference guide for artists creating and selling limited edition prints.

ARIs in Australia

A full list of Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) across Australia.

List of Studios & Residencies

A full list of Studios & Residencies across Australia and links to international opportunities.

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Who owns the copyright in a photograph?

This factsheet outlines copyright issues surrounding photographs of artwork.

Crafts Practitioners & Copyright

Information sheets provided by Australian Copyright Council.

Photographers & Copyright

Information sheets provided by Australian Copyright Council.

Artists & Copyright

Information sheets provided by Australian Copyright Council.

Debt Recovery - Letter of Demand Template

Template letter provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Copyright Infringement - Letter of Demand Template

Template letter provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Moral Rights Infringement - Letter of Demand Template

Template letter provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Protecting Your Ideas

Information sheet provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Photographer's Model Release Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Commissioning Visual Artwork Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Loan of Artwork for Public Exhibition Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Independent Curator and Exhibition Space Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artwork Consignment for Sale Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Sale of Artwork Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

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Image Reproduction Licence Template for Merchandise

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Public Art Commission Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artist and Gallery Agency Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artist in Residence Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Copyright Licensing Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

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Copyright and Social Media

What you need to know about copyright when posting your images on social media.

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Managing Volunteers

Volunteers and interns can be a great asset to an arts organisation, but finding and managing volunteers requires planning to ensure that the relationship between organisation and volunteer is mutually beneficial.

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What to do if your ABN is cancelled

This guide explains why your ABN may have been cancelled and how you can go about getting it reinstated.

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Media Releases

This factsheet takes you through the top tips for creating a media release for your next exhibition announcement.

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Intellectual Property

This factsheet takes you through the ins and outs of intellectual property rights.

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The Australian Classification Board

Find out how the Australian Classification Board can help classify an artwork that is likely to offend.

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How to Avoid Trouble and How to Deal with it

What you should know about threats to artistic freedom - for artists, galleries and arts workers.

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How can I get heard?

This Q&A takes you through different ways you can get yourself out there and build your practice and business.

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How do I protect myself when selling on consignment?

Find out how to protect your interests when selling on consignment with a gallery or shop.

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How do I price my artwork?

What to consider when setting a price for your artwork.

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Should I have an ABN?

Don't have an ABN? Find out how registering can benefit you, your cashflow and your practice.

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Becoming a Sole Trader

This factsheet will take you through the steps to becoming a Sole Trader and business and tax requirements.

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Invoicing Checklist

This checklist will take you through all the requirements for issuing an tax invoice as laid out by the Australian Taxation Office.

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Crowdfunding

This factsheet will introduce you to the possibilities of crowdfunding and help you prepare your campaign.

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Steps to a Sponsorship Proposal

This factsheet will guide you through the steps to presenting a sponsorship proposal to a potential sponsor.

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Sponsorships and Partnerships

This factsheet provides a guide on what to look for in a potential sponsor or partner and how that relationship operates.

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Grant and Support Material Checklist

An essential checklist to read through before submitting your grant application.

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Who Pays the GST?

This factsheet provides an answer to the complicated question: who pays the GST, the gallery or the artist?

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Tax, Artists, Galleries

Unravelling the tax implications involved when artists sell work directly, on commission or on consignment.

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Where There's a Will

This factsheet provides information on estate planning for artists, covering all the options including making a will.

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Public Taxation Ruling

Public Taxation Ruling: carrying on a business as a professional artist and its implications for practicing artists.

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Awards and Competitions Checklist

An essential checklist for any artist submitting for an award or competition.

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Grant Writing

This factsheet will take you through the grant application process and gives you some practical grant writing tips.

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Grant Budgets

This factsheet provides a guide to writing a budget for your grant application and takes you through income and expenditure.

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Cashflow Forecast

This template can help you plan your income and expenditure allowing you to budget.

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Budgeting for your Business

Learn an essential skill - how to budget for your art practice as a business.