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Funding/Grants
National
Closing Date: 4 June 2018

Meeting Place 2018 Travel Grants now open

Travel grants are now available to assist with the costs of attending Meeting Place 2018, Australia's leading forum on arts and disability.

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Auditions
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Auditions open for Victorian band, Bipolar Bears

Victorian band Bipolar Bears is now recruiting! If you play drums, lead sing or play keyboards and have a mental health story to tell, get in touch.

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Expressions of Interest
Professional Development
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EOIs now open for admission to Little Orange studio’s art progra...

Campbelltown Art Centre in NSW is currently seeking expressions of interest from emerging artists with disability interested in becoming part of their Little Orange studio.

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Funding/Grants
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Creative Hobart Grants Now Open

Creative Hobart is now offering Quick Response Grants and Major Cultural Organisations Grants for eligible organisations and groups to deliver one-off activities involving artists and communities in the creation, direction and management of cultura...

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Expressions of Interest
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EOIs now open: Tasmania Cultural and Creative Industries Expert Regist...

Arts Tasmania and Screen Tasmania are now taking expressions of interest (EOI) for inclusion on the Cultural and Creative Industries Expert Register. People working or engaged within the arts, cultural heritage and screen sectors are encouraged to ...

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Award
Closing Date: 25 May 2018

Stella Young Award 2018

The Stella Young Award is an annual award offered by Arts Access Victoria, recognising the power of the arts to influence social change.

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Competition
International
Closing Date: 27 May 2018

Paralym Art World Cup

The Paralym Art World Cup is a contest like no other, where people with disabilities from around the world come together to show off their artistic talents.

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International
Professional Development
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Closing Date: 1 June 2018

Candoco Dance Company’s International Summer Lab

Register your interest to take part in contemporary dance company Candoco's International Summer Lab this August, for professional dancers and dancers in training.

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Funding/Grants
Closing Date: 1 June 2018

Start your own choir

Grants up to $10,000 now available for community organisations interested in starting their own choir.

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Funding/Grants
National
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Closing Date: 5 June 2018

Australia Council for the Arts: 2018 grant opportunities

2018 applications now open in the following categories: Career Development Grants for Individuals, Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups, Arts Projects - Organisations, Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund, and Contemporary M...

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Fellowships
National
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Closing Date: 5 June 2018

Australia Council Fellowships now open

Australia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years.

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Competition
Events
National
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Closing Date: 15 June 2018

The Other Film Festival – Call for submissions

Australia's leading disability film festival is now taking submissions for 2018.

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National
Residencies
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Closing Date: 18 June 2018

The Bundanon Trust Artist-in-Residence program is now open

Australia's largest artist-in-residence program is now accepting applications for their 2019 program. Open to artists of all disciplines, the residencies can be for research and development or for the creation of new work.

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Events
International
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Closing Date: 30 June 2018

Call for participation in Sambhav 2018

Held in India, Sambhav 2018 is an international event to share best practices in advancing rights of people with disability through inclusive arts.

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Professional Development
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Closing Date: 30 June 2018

Contemporary Art Tasmania Curatorial Mentorship Now Open

Professional development opportunity for emerging curator to gain experience in developing a major exhibition.

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Competition
Exhibition
National
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Closing Date: 20 July 2018

2018 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture

The hunt is on once again for Australia's most talented portrait artists, with submissions now open for the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture. Submit your work for the chance to win a part of over $70,000 in prizes.

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