ACUADS Research Examiner Database

The ACUADS Research Examiner Database is a tool for art and design staff and students seeking potential examiners. Search for potential examiners by area of expertise, research interests, availability.

Art Announcements

Europe & USA database of calls for entries, grant opportunities and visual art-related events.

Australia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body.

Australian Copyright Council

Issues of copyright affect both creators and users. Obtain information on how to work with copyright in the digital age.

College Art Association

The College Art Association (CAA) promotes the visual arts and their understanding through committed practice and intellectual engagement.

Council for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (CHASS)

Established in 2004, the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences promotes and provides advocacy services for the humanities, arts and social sciences. The Council serves as a coordinating forum for teachers, researchers, professionals and practitioners in the sector.

Craft Australia

Craft Australia is the peak national advocacy organisation for Australian contemporary craft and design. We actively promote and provide access to Australian contemporary practice through advocacy, communication and research.

Design and Art Australia Online

The DAAO is an open access and dynamic authoritative reference work which provides biographical data, contextual information, commentary and links to images databases pertaining to art scholarship. Funded through two grants from The Australian Research Council, it is “the sole, freely accessible infrastructure for the creation and discovery of research into art history in Australia”.

Federal Government – Arts and Culture

OFTA is the Australian Government’s arts and culture policy and funding body. It is part of the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Gallery of Australian Design

GAD explores and promotes Australian design through exhibitions, discourse and events and is host to international design exhibitions for Australian audiences.

National Endowment of Science, Technology & the Arts (UK)

NESTA is an independent body with a mission to make the UK more innovative.


NAVA is the national peak body for the visual arts, craft and design sector working through advocacy and service provision, to achieve a flourishing Australian visual arts sector and a more vibrant, distinctive and ethical cultural environment.

Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada

SSHRC is the federal agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)

TEQSA’s role will be to monitor provider standards for academic governance, quality and integrity