Guides

Community & Networking

Action-oriented resources for networking, engaging with artists, and collaborating with communities. 

First Nations Engagement

A range of resources specific to the needs of First Nations artists and arts workers, in addition to helpful resources for those wishing to engage ethically with First Nations artists, arts workers, organisations and communities.

Working in the Arts

Whether you’re an artist, board member or artsworker, here are some key resources on advocacy, project management and best practice in the industry.

Selling Your Work

Resources to help you promote your practice, market your work, and different avenues to consider when selling work. 

Business & Finances

Useful information on superannuation, taxation, and key business skills for artists and artsworkers.

Art is a Real Job: Student Guides

Explore what it means to have a sustainable, ethical and successful career in the visual arts, craft and design sector with this collection of 12 artist-centred Student Artist Guides.

Access, Health & Wellbeing

Resources on accessibility, inclusion, and how to promote health and wellbeing for yourself and others in the arts.

Legal & Copyright

Legal resources and information about moral rights, copyright law, licensing, and protecting your work as an artist. 

Residencies, Workshops & Education

Everything you need to know about studios, residencies, international call outs, workshops, education opportunities and everything in between.

Environmental Sustainability

Guides and resources for sustainable practices, greening the arts and taking climate action.

Funding

Everything you need to know about funding opportunities, including tips on writing grants, securing external funding, and entering awards, prizes and competitions.

Sponsorship & Philanthropy

Useful information on how to establish a sponsorship or partnership, and what to look for in a potential sponsor or partner. 

Exhibiting

Key things to know before exhibiting your work, organising an exhibition, or putting on an event in a public space. 

Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs)

Everything you need to know about setting up, organising and managing an Artist Run Initiative.

Conserving Art

Guides for conservators ranging from damage and deterioration of art, to transportation and handling of works.

Public Art

Tips to help you make, commission and apply for public art projects.