The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector

Resources, Guides & Factsheets

NAVA provides a comprehensive resource bank of factsheets, checklists, guides and templates for artists and arts professionals on a broad range of topics.

Tax and Superannuation

Legal obligations

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Running your practice as a business means being obliged to deal with tax and superannuation claims and contributions. 

Understand your rights

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Copyright is a bundle of rights, protected in law under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and includes economic and moral rights. It both prevents other people from making unauthorised use of an artistic work or treating it in a derogatory manner and can
provide the copyright owner with additional economic gain from the work. NAVA offers a short course on Copyright for Artists and has published a bunch of resources on this website.

Grant Writing

Need help?

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Rowena Grace in her studio, photo Yu Ye Wu

Finding funding can be a daunting task, especially if you’re
not used to the writing grant proposals. NAVA offers a short course on grant writing and has published a bunch of practical tips on this website to dispel your fears about the application process and give you the confidence to put forward a competitive proposal.

Resources, Guides & Factsheets