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Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee

The Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee is made up of individuals from across the community and organisational representatives from Arts NT and Darwin Entertainment Centre. This Committee informs and advises Council on all matters relating to Arts and Culture in the municipality. 

Call out for Applications

Do you have a passion for the arts?

Do you want to contribute to the development of the arts in Darwin?

City of Darwin invites Expressions of Interest from individuals wishing to nominate for a community position on Council’s Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee.

Positions are available for individuals from the community who have knowledge and experience in the arts and cultural sector of Darwin.

The Committee meets five times per year and provides advice to assist Council’s delivery of arts and cultural programs in the community. 

This is a competitive process and a number of criteria are considered including:

  • The range of skills and knowledge across the Committee membership.
  • The cultural diversity across the Committee membership.

How to Apply

Apply using the online form or contact the Arts and Cultural Development Officer for an application form. 

Apply Now

arts@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0674

Committee members

Current members of the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee are:

  • Mr Sean Pardy - Browns Mart
  • Ms Louise Partos - Artback NT
  • Ms Jane Tonkin - Executive Producer, Corrugated Iron Youth Arts
  • Ms Eliza Nolan - Marking Professional
  • Ms CJ Fraser-Bell - Director, Darwin Fringe Festival
  • Mr James Gough - Business Manager, Darwin Entertainment Centre

Applications to the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee are currently closed.

More Information

Enquiries about the Arts and Cultural Development Advisory Committee may be directed to the Arts and Cultural Development Coordinator

arts@darwin.nt.gov.au

FAQS

How do I apply?

Apply using the online form or contact the Arts and Cultural Development Officer for an application form. 

Apply Now

arts@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0674

Expressions of Interest close Friday 16 February 2018

​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 Policy.

Who can apply to be a member?

Anyone from the community with experience or an interest in arts and culture can nominate to be a member. The Committee comprises individuals with relevant experience, and representatives from ArtsNT and the Darwin Entertainment Centre, Council Staff and Elected Members.

Applicants should note that application to the Committee is a competitive process and is based on merit and skills.

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:

A passion for the arts and creative industries and a willingness to represent the interests, needs and aspirations of the sector.
Ability to contribute skills and knowledge to enhance the decision making process of the Committee.
Expertise in an area of arts practice that will add to the knowledge base of the Committee.
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?

Activity

Commitment

Annual Commitment

Read agenda papers and prepare for meeting

30 minutes, per meeting

3 hours

Attend Committee Meetings

2 hours per meeting,
5 times per yea

10 hours

Attend annual Arts Sector Forum

3 hours

3 hours

Attend relevant Council events, e.g. art launches

1 hour, approximately

4 + hours

Total Commitment

 

20 hours

When are meetings held?

Meetings are held five times per year, typically at lunchtimes during February, April, June, August and October.

Last modified 
10 Jul 2018

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