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Arts Tasmania

Aboriginal Arts Program

This program supports Tasmanian Aboriginal people to share their culture, stories and heritage through traditional and non-traditional arts and cultural activities.

Applications are  open. Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

Key dates

Opens: 2 May 2022
Closes: 4 July 2022

For activities commencing after 1 December 2022.

Notifications will be sent within ten weeks of the closing date.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    This program accepts applications from:

    • Tasmanian Aboriginal artists
    • groups with at least one Tasmanian Aboriginal member
    • Aboriginal organisations
    • organisations working on an arts activity with Aboriginal artists.

    For more information around eligibility, you can read the guidelines on eligibility for Tasmanian Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs and services at: https://www.communities.tas.gov.au/csr/oaa/eligibility_policy

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

    What can I apply for?

    Eligible activities include:

    • creative and skills development
    • presenting work (exhibitions, performances and publications)
    • local, national or international residencies
    • professional development opportunities including mentorships.

    If your activity includes travel:

    • you can apply for funds towards travel and living allowances.
    • please visit Smartraveller for the latest travel advice.

    Arts Tasmania expects that artists are paid fairly for their work. Artist wages and fees should be included in all application budgets.

    For more information, please visit the artist remuneration guidelines.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a panel of Tasmanian Aboriginal people. Sometimes we ask First Nations people from other parts of Australia to help by assessing applications.

    Applications will be assessed against the criteria of:

    • quality
    • planning
    • benefit

    For more information, please visit criteria.

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    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 grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    You can book an online meeting with the grants team using Bookings.

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    This program accepts applications from:

    • Tasmanian Aboriginal artists
    • groups with at least one Tasmanian Aboriginal member
    • Aboriginal organisations
    • organisations working on an arts activity with Aboriginal artists.

    For more information around eligibility, you can read the guidelines on eligibility for Tasmanian Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs and services at: https://www.communities.tas.gov.au/csr/oaa/eligibility_policy

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

    What can I apply for?

    Eligible activities include:

    • creative and skills development
    • presenting work (exhibitions, performances and publications)
    • local, national or international residencies
    • professional development opportunities including mentorships.

    If your activity includes travel:

    • you can apply for funds towards travel and living allowances.
    • please visit Smartraveller for the latest travel advice.

    Arts Tasmania expects that artists are paid fairly for their work. Artist wages and fees should be included in all application budgets.

    For more information, please visit the artist remuneration guidelines.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a panel of Tasmanian Aboriginal people. Sometimes we ask First Nations people from other parts of Australia to help by assessing applications.

    Applications will be assessed against the criteria of:

    • quality
    • planning
    • benefit

    For more information, please visit criteria.

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    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 grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    You can book an online meeting with the grants team using Bookings.

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.

    Eligibility

    Eligibility

    This program accepts applications from:

    • Tasmanian Aboriginal artists
    • groups with at least one Tasmanian Aboriginal member
    • Aboriginal organisations
    • organisations working on an arts activity with Aboriginal artists.

    For more information around eligibility, you can read the guidelines on eligibility for Tasmanian Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs and services at: https://www.communities.tas.gov.au/csr/oaa/eligibility_policy

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

    What can I apply for?

    Eligible activities include:

    • creative and skills development
    • presenting work (exhibitions, performances and publications)
    • local, national or international residencies
    • professional development opportunities including mentorships.

    If your activity includes travel:

    • you can apply for funds towards travel and living allowances.
    • please visit Smartraveller for the latest travel advice.

    Arts Tasmania expects that artists are paid fairly for their work. Artist wages and fees should be included in all application budgets.

    For more information, please visit the artist remuneration guidelines.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

    Assessment criteria

    Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a panel of Tasmanian Aboriginal people. Sometimes we ask First Nations people from other parts of Australia to help by assessing applications.

    Applications will be assessed against the criteria of:

    • quality
    • planning
    • benefit

    For more information, please visit criteria.

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    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 grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    You can book an online meeting with the grants team using Bookings.

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.