Applications are open to Western Australian based:
- Aboriginal artists, producers, storytellers, performers, writers and arts and cultural organisations
- organisations that work with Aboriginal artists, producers and arts organisations whose applications demonstrate:
- evidence of significant Aboriginal involvement in the project, including concept planning, development of the work, decision-making and management
- partnerships underpinned by Aboriginal self-determination and cultural and creative control, articulated via an appropriate agreement, such as a Memorandum of Understanding.
The artist/s undertaking the work must be based in regional or remote Western Australia. Where a work draws on culture or stories local to a particular area, the application must demonstrate that the key personnel is representative of that area, or that
appropriate consultation has occurred.
Any of the above parties can be the primary applicant; however, it is recommended that the application is prepared and submitted by the party that will take the lead on coordinating the commission.
Please note that if successful, the primary applicant will also be the one who is issued with the contract and is responsible for receiving payment and acquitting the grant.
Refer to the guidelines for more information before applying.