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.

Aboriginal Arts Program

This grant covers:

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

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be peer assessed by a panel comprising of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications will be assessed against the criteria of:

  • quality;
  • planning;
  • benefit.


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.

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