The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector

NAVA Premium Plus

$280.00 annually.

This membership offers you 7 types of heavily discounted insurance plus all the other Premium membership entitlements. It is exclusively available for professional visual artists, curators, installers, registrars, conservators and arts administrators.

AUD 280.00 dollars annual

2017 One Year Studio Artist Karen Black in her Artspace studio. Photo Maja Baska.

NAVA's Premium Plus membership includes 7 types of insurance:

  • Public Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Indemnity Extension
  • Property in Custody or Control
  • Tenants Liability
  • Personal Accident
  • Access to Transit and Exhibition Insurance (opt in)

To qualify for Premium Plus you will need to complete and lodge the application form available on the right which will be assessed to determine your professional status. As a part of your application you will need to provide personal and work history details including an abbreviated curriculum vitae. Once your professional status has been determined, your information will be given to our insurance broker Local Community Insurance Services.

Applications take 5-7 working days to be processed. If you are deemed to be ineligible for the insurance package your money will be refunded within 10 working days.

The Insurance Package and Assessment

  • Factsheet - for more information about the insurance package and assessment process.
  • Policy Disclosure Statement - the details about the insurance policy.
  • Professional Assessment Criteria - the criteria used to assess your application.
  • Terms and Conditions - the terms you agree to when taking out this Membership and insurance policy.

Other Benefits

  • Campaigns - NAVA membership fees directly contribute to NAVA’s ongoing campaigns on behalf of our sector including artists’ fees, protecting artists’ copyright and art education. We welcome input and participation from our members.
  • Code of Practice - a comprehensive guide to best practice standards for artists’ fees, gallery representation, residencies, tax, insurance and artists’ rights.
  • Discounts - show your NAVA Membership card and receive discounted entry to paying exhibitions at most major galleries and museums around Australia and a 10% discount in store at Eckersley’s Art and Craft . NAVA Members also receive discounted freight, subscriptions for magazines and reduced rates for NAVA Online Courses and other NAVA programs.
  • Grants - NAVA offers a wide range of grant programs for artists, arts writers and curators at all stages of your careers.
  • Guides - factsheets, templates and checklists covering a range of topics including grant writing, taxation, business skills, promoting your work and more.
  • Noticeboard - members can browse through, or post their own notices for upcoming exhibitions and events, as well as funding and job opportunities from around Australia and internationally.
  • Career Advisory Sessions - NAVA runs forums around Australia on making a career in the arts.
  • NAVA Artist Files - we love profiling our professional members.
  • Art Wires - monthly enewsletter.
  • Access to transit and exhibition insurance for your artwork.
  • Information & Advice - over the phone and via email
  • Assistance with Disputes.
  • Voting Rights.

AUD 280.00 dollars annual