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Art Funding and Resources

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Useful information for the Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Sector


  • Arts Mid North Coast is the peak body for arts and cultural development across the Mid North Coast region. They are a regional non-profit, incorporated organisation, and part of a state network of 13 Regional Arts Boards that provide the framework for arts and cultural development across regional and rural NSW.
  • Create NSW offers financial assistance for arts and cultural activities in NSW.
  • Regional Arts NSW is the peak body and support agency for arts and cultural development in regional NSW.
  • The Australia Council for the Arts  is the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body. It supports Australia's arts through funding, strengthening and developing the arts sector.
  • Creative Partnerships Australia's role is to create a culture of private sector support for the arts. They aim to grow the culture of giving, investment, partnership and volunteering, bringing donors, businesses, artists and arts organisations together to foster a more sustainable and vibrant arts sector for the benefit of all Australians.
  • Information in the Easy Grants Newsletter  is based on the most comprehensive and current database of grants available in Australia designed and priced for Not-for-Profits.

Creative business

  • Small Business is the NSW Government's information website for people starting, running or growing a small business.

Public liability

Temporary and arts-specific public liability insurance is available for artists, arts organisations and performers. 
(Please note that we do not endorse the services of any of the insurance groups listed below. If you require Public Liability Insurance you should contact a professional insurance broker to advise you on what product best suits your needs)

  • Duck for Cover- musicians, dancers, visual artists, clowns, story-tellers, face painters, parkour performers, aerial performers, writers and poets, individual performers and performing groups
  • Artsure - Market Stalls, Exhibitions, Artists, Workshops, Art Associations and Groups.
  • Dancecover - Dance Studios, Dance Instructors, Performers, Yoga & Pilates, Tai Chi, Groups and Festivals, Competitions and Eisteddfods

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Arts Associations and Councils

Other useful links

  • Arts Law Centre of Australia is the national legal centre for the arts providing a telephone legal advice service for arts related matters.
  •  ArtsHub lists jobs in the arts sector and features interviews and reviews. 
  • Artsinfo is a government agency providing a single point of access for information about all possible sources of support available to the cultural sector.
  • Pozible (formerly Fundbreak) is a crowdfunding platform and community for creative projects and ideas.

 Help us keep this list fresh and useful. If you have anything to add, please email the Creative Place Facilitator on 6581 8111 or email council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au.

This page was last updated on: 24 April 2020