2019 Arts SA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander grants programs

"Tjukurpa - Dreamtime Story", copyright Murray and Kanginy George. Courtesy Better World Arts, commissioned by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and cultures are defined as art and arts projects produced by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, or involving or incorporating Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people and cultures as the focus or presenters of work. Non Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals can apply through this program on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, provided that they can demonstrate how funding will benefit the artist.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development program offers:



For further information:

View the Arts South Australia website here

Applicants are advised to read applicable grant handbook, available in PDF and Word formats from the Arts South Australia website. If you require the handbook in a different format, contact ASAGrants@sa.gov.au

Applications close 5pm on Monday, 30 September 2019 

Deaf or disabled applicants applying to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development program can access grant consultation and advice services through Access2Arts, by appointment. For more information contact Access2Arts:

By phone: +61 0(8) 463 1689

By email: hello@access2arts.org.au