For the protection of Aboriginal arts practice from misappropriation, moral and copyright infringement, the following material must be submitted if you propose to work with an Aboriginal artist and/or an Aboriginal community:

    • Letters of support from the relevant Aboriginal community/organisation and/or representative/s.
    • Confirmation of interest in involvement from the relevant Aboriginal artist/community and/or organisation/s.

    If you are unsure of protocols and requirements please discuss your application with Sarah Bond, Manager, Aboriginal Partnerships either by email at sarah.bond@ecodev.vic.gov.au or by phone on 03 8683 3190 prior to finalising your application.

    For information on protocols for working with the Aboriginal arts sector, we recommend the following publications for guidance: