Additional Resources

The following organisations also provide support and advice to the arts and cultural sector:


Create NSW

Create NSW is the NSW Government’s arts and culture policy and development body. Create NSW invests in the success and future of arts and culture in NSW through infrastructure and funding programs, and targeted strategies.

Regional Arts 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.

Australia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council’s strategic plan reflects their desire to make more visible the vitality of our arts and culture, and to recognise the evolving way that Australians make and experience art.


The Ministry for the Arts is structured into four branches to deliver programs and policies that encourage excellence in art, support for cultural heritage and public access to arts and culture.


NAVA is the national peak body for the visual and media arts, craft and design sector. Through advocacy and service provision, we work to achieve a strong Australian visual arts sector and a vibrant, distinctive and ethical cultural environment.


MusicNSW is the Peak Body for Contemporary Music in NSW. MusicNSW is a not for profit Industry Association set up to represent, promote and develop the contemporary music industry in New South Wales, Australia, in addition to managing a number of Music Development projects.

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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.


Museums & Galleries NSW supports and promotes volunteer, artist run and professionally staffed public museums and galleries, and Aboriginal cultural centres, throughout NSW.


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.


Creative Partnerships Australia’s role is to increase business, philanthropic and social investment in Australia’s arts, creative and cultural sectors.


ArtsHub is Australia’s leading portal for professionals working within the arts, where a community of approximately 80,000 registered users; 13,000 premium members; and hundreds of dedicated contributors read, write and share their knowledge and passion for the industry.


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.


Pozible provides the platform for project creators to present their ideas to a connected audience, worldwide. If people love what you’re creating, they can support it by pledging money. In return, project creators offer rewards matched to the level of funding commitment. 

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