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Artlands 2018 Travel Subsidies

The Regional Arts Fund is offering travel grants of $950 for Tasmanian artists to attend Artlands in Bendigo and Castlemaine, Victoria from 10 to 14 October 2018.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

Artlands 2018 travel Subsidies - application form

Key dates

Opens: 20 July 2018
Closes: 6 August 2018

ArtlandsArtlands offers a fantastic professional development opportunity for rural, remote and regionally-based artists, art makers and arts workers. Participants will benefit from being a part of a national conference and play an active role in wider discussions about regional arts practice within a professionally managed arts gathering.

Celebrating twenty years in 2018, Artlands is the biennial event that shines a national spotlight on Australia’s regional arts.

Artlands Victoria is a multi-art, cross industry and inter-generational event that provides regional connections. Presented by Regional Arts Victoria as an integrated conference and cultural program, Artlands Victoria aims to combine a curated program of works in progress, explorations and commissioned projects alongside an engaged speakers program.

Information on Artlands can be found at

Application eligibility and timeline

This opportunity is open to individual artists who meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

The selection process will reflect priorities such as inclusion of Indigenous and young practitioners; ensuring cultural and geographic diversity; supporting those who lack the financial means to attend; and the professional impact of attendance for the applicant. Please note that all government workers are ineligible to apply for this grant.

People with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. If you require accessibility support for the conference please contact the Artlands Coordinator: (03) 9644 1809 or

The travel grant will be valued at $950 to be allocated towards the cost of registration, travel and/or accommodation. The total pool of funds is limited.

NOTE Successful applicants:

  • will be notified on Friday 10 August by email
  • will receive a link to book their full conference ticket at the early bird price of $660 on receipt of an invoice
  • will need to register for the conference using the link provided by Friday 17 August 2018
  • will need to submit an acquittal report by Monday 26 November

The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government program that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The program is managed by Regional Arts Australia and, in Tasmania, by Arts Tasmania.

Help with your application

We recommend you seek advice from an Arts Tasmania program officer before submitting your application.

For all enquiries please call 6165 6666 or email