Resources and industry contacts

Australian National Funding Agencies

 

Australia Council for the Arts

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

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

 

Performing Arts Touring Alliance

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

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

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

 

 

Australian Copyright Council

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

 

Arts Law Centre of Australia

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts.

Arts Law Centre of Australia

 

Arts On Tour NSW

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

Venue Associations

Australian Performing Arts Centres Association (APACA)

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.

APACA

 

CircuitWest (Western Australia)

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)

 

Incorporation of NSW and ACT Performing Arts Centres (INAPAC)

INAPAC is the representative body for Performing Arts Centres in NSW and ACT, supporting a vibrant network of members.

INAPAC

 

Northern Australian Regional Performing Arts Centres Association (NARPACA)

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.

NARPACA

 

South Australian Presenter Association (SAPA)

Formed in 2013, SAPA is a state association representing South Australian performing arts presenters. 

 

Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC)

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.

VAPAC

 

Producer Associations

Theatre Network Victoria

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

Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM)

Scheduled to be held in late-February/early-March every 2 years in Brisbane from 2014

ShowBroker: Australian National Touring Market 

Scheduled to be held in late-February/early-March every other year in Adelaide from 2017

APACA’s Performing Arts Exchange 

Scheduled to be held in August every year from 2015

 

State Showcases

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

 

Tools for the Technically Challenged

Fotoflexor

An online tool for manipulating your images and photographs.

Fotoflexor

 

(PC Users) Getting Started with Windows Movies Maker

Produce movies to add to your production profile and marketing pack on your PC.

Getting Started with Windows Movies Maker

 

(MAC Users) Find Out How to Use IMovie

Produce movies to add to your production profile and marketing pack on your Mac.

Find Out How to Use IMovie

 

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