Opportunities and Resources

Creative & Professional Opportunities

Gifts that Give
In the lead up to Christmas we are shinning a light on the many fabulous makers and creatives FIND OUT MORE

Make Art? Reach new audiences and Art Lovers. Be part of the STA Creative Directory. FREE for STA Members

Station  A new arts and cultural hub for the STA region. Options to get involved and provide programming ideas.

ArtsLaw has a comprehensive Insurance information page for the Creative Sector, including a list of insurance providers.

Find a Conservator
Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) is the professional organisation for conservators in Australia

13-24 March 2024 Hilltops Off The Beaten Track – Arts and Cultural Trail. Dozens of arts &, cultural events- off the beaten track. Register you event NOW

Creative Plus Business An amazing provider of courses and professional development to get your small arts business up and thriving. Check out their current offer. 

Enterprise Plus Centre (formerly SRBEC) Professional development, workshops, support with social media, marketing and much more. 

Awards, Prizes,  and Opportunities -listed by closing date.  

18 Dec Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award 2023. Female and female identifying poets can submit a collection of poems.

10 Jan 2024 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing This prize is a $25,000 acquisitive award for Drawing. Open to Australian residents.

14 Feb 2024 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize an annual prize and exhibition conducted by Ravenswood School for Girls that aims to inspire, promote and connect generations of Australian women artists.

16 Feb 2024 Harden Art Prize The acquisitive prize of $10,000 is open to all artists who are resident in Australia.

13 March 2024 Mandorla Art Award Mandorla is a contemporary fine art award and Australia’s most significant thematic Christian art prize. Open to visual artists emerging or established, residing in Australia, aged 18 years and over working in any medium.

We recommend the following sites for details of Awards and Prizes

Arts Hub – A fabulous resource space for creatives with an impressive listing of art prizes and awards.


Creative Residency Programs

Find an AiR we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of creative residency programs and opportunities from across the state, nation and globe. 


Public Liability Insurance is becoming an essential component of a Creative Practise. If you are conducting Arts and Cultural activities odds are you will need to hold a current Public liability policy. Insurance is a regular concern for STA Members and we conduct regular professional development about insurance options. Until the next workshop comes up ArtsLaw has a comprehensive Insurance information page for the Creative Sector, including a list of insurance providers.

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