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Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts Tasmania's Aboriginal Arts Program supports arts projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations that stimulate contemporary, traditional and non-traditional Aboriginal art forms and practice.

The Aboriginal Arts Program is focused on providing opportunities for professional development through mentorships, fellowships and projects that demonstrate strong developmental content.

Applications are currently closed.

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Key dates

Opens: 3 September 2018
Closes: 15 October 2018

Notification will occur within six weeks of the closing date.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply to the Aboriginal Arts Program you must be:

  • an Aboriginal artist,
  • a recognised Aboriginal organisation that is legally constituted; or,
  • an organisation applying for an Aboriginal specific project.

If you are unsure about your eligibility, more information is available at: www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/csrt/oaa/eligibility_policy

Applicants must also meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by the multi-artform Aboriginal Arts Advisory Committee against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • planning
  • benefit

For more information, please visit criteria.

Help with your application

You can discuss your application with Arts Tasmania’s Aboriginal  Arts Program Officer Denise Robinson (03 6777 2805 or Denise.Robinson@arts.tas.gov.au) before the closing date.

For more information, please visit contact us.

How do I submit my application?

Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

Other information

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