With growing demand from festival and event organisers as well as funding bodies for artists to have Public and Product liability insurance Arts Northern Rivers’ insurance broker Finsura has established Artsure – Art Industry Insurance developed specifically for individual artists and Art related enterprises.
Measures Australians’ engagement with the arts in 2016 – attending arts events, exhibitions and festivals; reading; listening to music; sharing and connecting with the arts online; and creating art themselves. The survey also captures the value of the arts to Australians through their attitudes, views about the impacts of the arts, and propensity to donate time or money to the arts.
The Code of Practice for the Professional Australian Visual Arts, Craft and Design Sector is the national best practice standard for the sector. The Code is an essential professional tool for the negotiation of contracts, agreements and entry conditions, and for the explanation of the business protocols and procedures of the visual arts, craft and design sector.
Arts Nation: An Overview of Australian Arts is a new report which provides evidence as a catalyst for informed discussion about arts and culture in Australia. It will be an evolving report which fills a critical gap by creating and interpreting a set of national indicators to increase our understanding of the Australian arts industry.
CONNECT was a market development project for musicians in Northern Rivers region conducted in 2013. The project incorporated a mentorship program for three individual artists and four groups, a showcase performance opportunity and a series of workshops open to the public.
It was another year of delivering services across the region and we were particularly delighted to offer a record number of workshops and skills development opportunities for artists and arts workers in the Northern Rivers. Using the Northern Rivers Creative Pop Up spaces as workshop venues we delivered over nine separate workshops.
Underpinning NAVA’s advocacy work is the research it commissions or undertakes itself into the nature of Australian visual and media arts, craft and design, identifying policies and strategic actions which could be taken to facilitate the sector’s fruitful development.
Introduced in 2014, the Arts and Cultural Development Program represents a renewal and re-thinking of the NSW Government’s support for arts and culture. Through this program, we will fund projects and programs that are capable of creating the greatest impact and value.
As part of our commitment to ensure the state-wide delivery of arts and creative industries programs and services, Arts NSW supports arts in the regions in a number of ways and complements the role of local government which collectively is the largest investor in cultural programs and facilities in the state.
Australia Council undertakes research, analysis and evaluation that places them at the forefront of knowledge about the arts. They commission robust research, analyse data from a range of sources, and conduct evaluation work that informs their strategic planning, monitoring and advocacy work.
Create NSW is the NSW Government’s new arts and cultural driver, which brings together arts, screen and culture functions in a new integrated entity. Create NSW was established on 1 April 2017, and has responsibility for many of the functions previously undertaken by Arts NSW and Screen NSW.
Regional Arts NSW is the peak body and support agency for arts and cultural development in NSW. Regional Arts NSW works together with the fourteen independent regional arts boards to address the challenge of diversity across the state and to enrich the arts and cultural lives of those living in regional, rural and remote areas.
Accessible Arts is the peak arts and disability organisation across New South Wales. They provide professional assistance to organisations and individuals in the arts and disability sectors. We help establish or improve programs that enable people with disability to develop their creative potential.
Screen Australia is the Federal Government's primary agency for supporting Australian screen production. In partnership with filmmakers, Screen Australia aims to create an Australian industry that is innovative, culturally important and commercially sustainable. They support development, production, promotion and distribution of Australian screen content.
Philanthropy Australia is the national peak body for philanthropy and is a not-for-profit membership organisation, offering representation, networking, services and information to members and others in the not-for-profit sector, carrying out their mission to represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector.
Arts Law is Australia’s independent national community legal centre for the arts, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. It provides free or low cost specialised legal advice, education and resources to Australian artists and arts organisations across all art forms, on a wide range of arts related legal and business matters.
The Byron School of Arts (BSA) is an art school based on an international model of Artists Teaching Artists in a studio-based learning environment. The BSA provides rigorous and practice-based programs in the visual arts and related fields, while also offering practical pathways to meet the individual needs of students.
The Northern Rivers Conservatorium exists to provide a dynamic and supportive environment for quality education in music. NRC endeavour to facilitate life-long learning, creativity and community awareness of the arts through education, performance and community involvement.
The Clarence Valley Conservatorium (CVC) has been leading the performing arts in the region since its historical beginnings in the 1930s. The CVC have a purpose built learning environment, quality tutors and an extensive range of instrumental, vocal, drama and school programs.