Creative Pathways

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Contemporary Musician Development Program

The Nexus Creative Pathways program is a year long intensive development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) musicians.

The program strives to equip participating artists with a broad range of knowledge and skills necessary to operate as a successful independent artist in the Australian music industry. Creative Pathways aims to drive business and individual artistic development concurrently as well as identifying opportunities for audience development and the development of revenue streams for participating artists.

This program is open to individual musicians and groups/bands.

Artist Applications

The successful applicants:

  • Must be identified as a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
  • Have a body of export ready original work
  • Already be performing this work live regularly or semi-regularly
  • A strong desire and readiness to increase performance opportunities either locally, nationally or internationally

For further information please download the document entitled ‘Important information for applicants’ to the right of the page.

2018 applications close 1 March 2018