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Tasmanian Residencies

This program supports Tasmanian artists to undertake residencies at wilderness, historical and cultural locations across Tasmania.

It is offered in partnership with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service and historic sites.

All applications must include a letter or e-mail of confirmation from the residency site manager or administrator.

You can find contact details for each site on the locations page.

Applications are currently closed.

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Key dates

Opens: 2 September 2019
Closes: 14 October 2019

Notification for each round will occur within six weeks of the closing date.

For activities commencing after 1 January 2020.

Residency locations

Who can apply?

Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

What can I apply for?

This program provides funding towards residency costs such as:

  • accommodation
  • travel
  • living expenses
  • materials

How much can I apply for?

Individual artist


Four weeks

$2 500

$5 000

Five weeks

$3 125

$6 250

Six weeks

$3 750

$7 500

Seven weeks

$4 375

$8 750

Eight weeks

$5 000

$10 000

In some locations applicants may have the option to divide their residencies across two stages.

The site manager's confirmation letter should include the approximate dates of your proposed residency.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a multi-artform peer panel against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • benefit

For more information, please visit criteria.

Parks and Wildlife Service management is consulted regarding applications to the parks and wildlife locations.

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.

Help with your application

You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or

Other information

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