Association of Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA)

Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts, 56 McMinn Street
Darwin
NT 0800 Australia

The Association of Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKA) is the peak advocacy and support agency for Aboriginal artists working individually and through 48 remote Art Centres spread across a vast area of approximately 1 million square kilometres. ANKA serves four regions, including Arnhem Land, Darwin/Katherine, the Kimberley and the Tiwi Islands regions. Many of its 5000 members are internationally acclaimed artists and important community leaders.

Desart

11/54 Todd St Mall
Alice Springs
NT 0871 Australia

Based in Alice Springs, Desart has provided support services to Aboriginal art centres for over twenty years. Desart provides a united voice for its member art centres in a vast region of Central Australia, advocating on their behalf, and delivering support programs on a ‘culture first’ principle to promote a thriving, ethical industry and sustainable careers for Aboriginal artists and art workers. Desart’s suite of programs includes: strong business (governance and operations), human resources and infrastructure; Aboriginal art worker training and career development; and marketing opportunities and initiatives, including the celebrated annual Desert Mob event in Alice Springs. Desart is a conduit for broad engagement with remote Central Australian art centres (including APY and Ngaanyatjarra Lands, the Barkly and into the Pilbara) and it has a national reputation for its effective advocacy with governments, the broader arts industry, and cross-sector collaborations, highlighting the unique position Aboriginal art centres hold in the national arts and cultural landscape, their successes, needs and challenges.

Copyright Agency for Visual Arts (formerly Viscopy)

Level 11/ 66 Goulburn Street
Sydney
NSW 2000 Australia

The Copyright Agency is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been standing up for creators for more than 40 years. We enable the reuse of copyright-protected words and images in return for fair payment to creators.