Australia Council for the Arts > International Leadership Program (Asia Pacific)

The Australia Council International Leadership Program supports arts professionals from eligible Asia Pacific countries to join two leadership programs in Australia:

The Arts Leaders Program is for mid-career and established arts professionals. Activities run over a 12 month period and include three trips to Australia to attend five-day residential workshops.

The Future Leaders Program is for arts professionals who are in the first 10 years of their career. Activities run over a six month period and include two trips to Australia to attend five-day residential workshops. This program offers an optional secondment at an Australian arts institution during one of the visits.

Arts professionals from the following countries can apply:

  • China

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Papua New Guinea

  • Philippines

  • Samoa

The program will be delivered in English and you must have proficient English language skills to join.

Women and people with disability are encouraged to apply

Both programs also include online meetings, course materials, a leadership project and engagement with other participants via an online learning platform.

The Australia Council will cover the following costs for each program:

  • Return economy class flights from your home city to a relevant Australian capital city to attend the residential workshops (Arts Leaders x 3 trips and Future Leaders x 2).

  • Accommodation during residential workshops, plus up to 3 nights of accommodation in the nearest Australian capital city prior to and following each residential.

  • Meals during each residential workshop

  • Per diem of AUD $50 per day towards meals and expenses for non-residential days.

  • On the ground transport in Australia, including transfers to and from residentials.

  • Travel and health insurance for the length of the program.

  • Course materials and access to an online learning platform.

  • Mentor fees (Arts Leaders Program only).

  • Accommodation during secondments (Future Leaders Program only).

Deadline: 26 September 2017

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