Applications are closed
Current members of the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee are:
- CJ Fraser-Bell – Chair
- Mark Smith – Deputy Chair
- Andrea Wicking – ordinary member
- Erica McCalman – ordinary member
- Marita Smith - ordinary member
- Katharina Fehringer – ordinary member
- Teghan Hughes – ordinary member
- Arts NT (permanent organisation member)
- Darwin Entertainment Centre (permanent organisation member)
Enquiries about the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee may be directed to the Arts and Cultural Development Coordinator.
- What is the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee?
The Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee reports to Council on all matters relating to Arts and Culture. Its purpose is to inform and advise Council, with an integrated and strategic focus, guided by the City of Darwin Arts Plan 2015 – 2020, Arts and Cultural Development Policy and the Public Art Guidelines.
- Who can apply to be a member?
Anyone from the community who has education, training and experience in arts and cultural can nominate to be a member.
The Committee comprises of individuals with relevant knowledge and experience of the arts and cultural sector, Elected Members of Council, Council staff and representatives from permanent member organisations.
- Are there selection criteria that I need to meet to become a member?
When selecting members for the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee, we look for the following attributes and qualities:
- Education, training and experience in the arts and creative industries, and a willingness to represent the interests, needs and aspirations of the sector as a whole for the benefit of Darwin's diverse communities;
- Ability to contribute skills and knowledge to enhance the decision making process of the Committee;
- Expertise, including education and training, in an area of arts practice that will add to the knowledge base of the Committee, and
- Motivation and enthusiasm to participate in Committee meetings.
In addition we will seek individuals with skill sets as set out in the application documents.
- How much time will I need to commit as a member?
Read agenda papers and prepare for meeting
minimum of 1 hour,
depending on the
number of papers
Attend Committee Meetings
2 hours per meeting,
5 times per year
Attend relevant Council events, e.g. art launches
1 hour, approximately
4 + hours
*Note that the Committee meets six times per year.
- When are meetings held?
Meetings are generally held on a Tuesday in the afternoon at the Civic Centre Building, Darwin CBD.