artsACT develops and implements government policies relating to the arts and provides administrative and professional support to the ACT Cultural Council, the ACT Government's principal arts advisory body. artsACT also oversees the management and development of a range of cultural facilities, administers the ACT Arts Fund and the Public Art Program.
The Artspace Gallery is situated upstairs in the Dunstan Playhouse at the Adelaide Festival Centre. It is a dramatic, natural light filled gallery area with a spectacular outlook onto the Plaza and city. With a wide range of different exhibitions throughout the year, the broad reaching, culturally inclusive and accessible visual arts exhibition program features an Australian Indigenous Arts and Culture program that raises awareness and understanding through art and cultural activities.
Artworks Inc is an independent community art studio which offers an innovative combination of art and social inclusion. Artworks provide visual art studio sessions in various mediums for community members who live in the City of Onkaparinga. Participants develop their personal art work through dedicated studio time, which provides the opportunity to experiment with different techniques, to explore ideas and concepts in an unhurried and supportive social environment. The studio fosters both creative and personal growth.
APRA is an association administering the rights of the world's composers, songwriters and publishers in Australia and New Zealand. APRA represents over 70,000 Australasian writers and publishers through direct membership, and around 2 million writers and publishers worldwide. APRA does this by licensing and collecting licence fees from music users and then distributing the licence fees collected (as royalty payments) to the copyright owners, whose works have been used.
Every day we bring together the worlds of business and the arts around Australia. Through information, expert advice and networking events we are the catalyst for giving business a creative edge and helping to make artistic visions a reality. For over 10 years AbaF has helped change the culture of private sector support for the arts in Australia and built the capacity of the arts, business and donors to connect. Private support for the arts has almost doubled from $108 million in 2000 to $221 million in 2010.
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. We collaborate to build new audiences, foster philanthropic support and deepen our understanding of the arts through research. Each year, we deliver more than $160 million in funding for arts organisations and individual artists across the country.
The Australian Company of Performing Arts is a school that offers students a complete education in all facets of the performing arts; dance, vocal, drama and performance. Our aim is to provide students with a varied education, this is achieved through offering the widest variety of classes and styles in both a professional and fun format. Uniquely, we also offer students with talent and those wishing to work towards a professional career the technique, performance and advice to assist in achieving their goals.
Supporting a creative Australia through information and advice on copyright. 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. The Copyright Council's 24 members include the peak bodies for Australian writers, musicians, photographers, visual artists, journalists, film makers and architects.
Ausdance SA is the leading provider of dance services for South Australia. It is recognised as a leader in the field of dance through the provision of dance services, advocacy, activity, education, and professional development for dance artists, practitioners and enthusiasts throughout South Australia. The Ausdance SA offices and studio are centrally located in Adelaide, at Level 3 The Atrium Station Arcade (between Hindley St and North Terrace). For further information visit the SA section of the national website.