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Fee for service

Arts Tasmania acknowledges that privately owned collections and those owned and/or managed by state or federal government departments have a major role to play in supporting, interpreting and preserving our movable cultural heritage. 

Arts Tasmania actively encourages these collections to engage the services of the Roving Curators on a fee for service basis. 

Fees

A minimum period of engagement: 1 day and a maximum project length of 25 days.

Contract timeFee
5 days or less$560.00 per day
5 to 15 days$500.00 per day
15 days and over$450.00 per day

All fees are subject to GST.

Travelling and accommodation costs are based on the Tasmanian Government rate. These charges are (as at 1 January 2015).

Breakfast$24.90
Lunch $28.00
Dinner$47.75
Accommodation $132.00 per night

Clients may negotiate to have these fees waived if meals and accommodation are provided to a suitable standard.

Travelling by vehicle is charged at 47.87 cents per kilometre with the starting point being Launceston. Travelling time is charged at $50 per hour, or part thereof. Travelling by other means, e.g. plane, boat, is charged at cost.

Availability

Roving Curators will be made available pending other commitments to not-for-profit community museums which receive first preference in the allocation of days for projects.

Cancellation fees

If a client engages a Roving Curator, and then cancels, the following provisions apply:

  • If cancellation occurs more than 6 weeks before the scheduled start date, the client pays for all unrecoverable expenses (e.g. travel cancellation costs) PLUS reasonable allowance for time already spent on preparation for the project. 
  • If cancellation occurs less than 6 weeks prior to the scheduled start date - the client pays for all unrecoverable expenses (e.g. travel cancellation costs) PLUS a minimum of 1 day toward loss of opportunity since other business could have been scheduled in the timeslot originally reserved PLUS reasonable allowance for time already spent on preparation for the project. 
  • If cancellation occurs less than 21 days prior to the scheduled start date, the client pays for all unrecoverable expenses (e.g. travel cancellation costs and any preparation costs for customised materials that cannot be re-used) PLUS the fee applicable for the total number of days cancelled.

Inquiries to use the Roving Curators under the Fee for Service arrangements should be made directly to the Roving Curators in the first instance.