Resources and industry contacts
Australian National Funding Agencies
The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body. We support Australia's arts through funding, strengthening and developing the arts sector.
Australia Council for the Arts
Key Industry Organisations
Regional Arts Australia is the key national body representing the broad and complex interests and concerns of those working with and for the arts in regional, rural and remote Australia.
Regional Arts Australia
The Performing Arts Touring Alliance (PATA) is Australia's key strategy for the national performing arts touring sector. It is a cohesive and objective voice for key stakeholders and government, providing quality and informed strategic advice and policy.
Performing Arts Touring Alliance
Live Performance Australia (LPA) is the peak body for Australia's live entertainment and performing arts industry.
Live Performance Australia
The Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) collects and distributes licence fees for the public performance and communication of our members' musical works.
The Australasian Performing Right Association
The Australian Copyright Council is an independent, non-profit organisation formed in 1968. Our mission is to advance the arts and the creative industries in Australia by promoting the value of copyright.
Australian Copyright Council
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts.
Arts Law Centre of Australia
As the state touring coordinator for NSW, Arts on Tour provides a broad and flexible range of services for NSW based presenters and producers, as well as interstate producers and presenters working with NSW based companies.
Arts On Tour NSW
The Australian Performing Arts Centres Association is the national peak body representing and supporting performing arts centres from the iconic Sydney Opera House to the remote Matt Dann Cultural Centre in Australia's vast North West.
CircuitWest is the Western Australian state network for performing arts centres, which supports and promotes its membership, drives policy and actively participates in the development of the performing arts throughout Western Australia.
CircuitWest (Western Australia)
INAPAC is the representative body for Performing Arts Centres in NSW and ACT, supporting a vibrant network of members.
NARPACA's vision is to be recognised as a network of performing arts and events venues, delivering increasing benefits to our members and communities through national and international partnerships with all levels of business and government.
South Australian Presenter Association (SAPA)
Formed in 2013, SAPA is a state association representing South Australian performing arts presenters.
VAPAC will promote, support and foster a network of performing arts centres, strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders and provide leadership in the development of the arts industry's best practice in performing arts programming, presentation, venue management and community cultural development.
TNV advocates for the professional theatre industry. We focus on strengthening the independent and small to medium sectors, and increasing connection between all parts of the theatre industry.
Theatre Network Victoria
National Touring Showcases
Scheduled to be held in late-February/early-March every 2 years in Brisbane from 2014
Scheduled to be held in late-February/early-March every other year in Adelaide from 2017
Scheduled to be held in August every year from 2015
Artour showcase (QLD)
Usually around March each year
Showcase Victoria (VIC)
Usually around May each year
WA Showcase (WA)
Usually around mid-May each year
SAPA Showcase (SA)
Currently end of June each year
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