The Other Film Festival: have your say!

The Other Film Festival: have your say!

After a decade of delighting, challenging and moving audiences it's time to review The Other Film Festival. Arts Access Victoria's The ...

We at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space

We at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space

We is the next exhibition at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space celebrating the works of Banyule based artists living with disability, ...

Inclusive Arts Training

Inclusive Arts Training

Arts Access Victoria works in partnership with the arts sector to increase access to the arts for all Victorians and to ...

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28 August 2015

Unfixed Participating Artists announced

The Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT), with partners Access2Arts (AUS), Unlimited (UK) and Watershed (UK), has announced the Australian and UK Deaf and disabled artists selected to participate in Unfixed, a research residency investigating the determination of bodies as ‘disabled’ or ‘abled’.

29 July 2015

2015 Write-ability Fellowships now open

Applications for the 2015 Write-ability Fellowships close at 5pm on Monday 3 August 2015. Five writers with disability will be matched with professional writers for six hours of free mentoring to develop a specific piece of work. Find out more!

24 July 2015

Scarlett Stiletto Crime short story competition

Sisters in Crime Australia, a worldwide organisation of female crime writers, is welcoming entries from women with disability to the 22nd Scarlett Stilettos writing awards.

23 July 2015

Telescope: a program for writers with disability

Calling writers with disability! Do you want to to work more on your writing? Check out Telescope, Scope's 8-week writing program.

29 May 2015

Emerging Writers’ Festival 2015

Emerging Writers' Festival (EWF), Australia's premier festival for new and emerging writers, has kicked off for 2015!

20 May 2015

Beyond Access resources launch

The resources produced through the Beyond Access project—an international literature review and video case studies about Victorian disability arts practitioners—will be launched by the Hon. Martin Foley MP and the Right Honourable Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle on Wednesday 20 May 2015 at Melbourne Town Hall.

10 May 2015

Dopa-kinesia @ No Vacancy Gallery from 15 June 2015

Dopa-kinesia, created with the assistance of support artist/curator Kim Anderson, is artist Pezaloom's series of experimental self-portraits intended to challenge the many myths and misconceptions surrounding Parkinson's Disease. Showing at No Vacancy Gallery from 15 June–5 July 2015.

What's On

Mudfest 2015

Mudfest is Melbourne University's student arts festival. This is the first year that Mudfest has explored accessibility, and we're excited to see a range of Auslan interpreted, audio described and wheelchair accessible events! Check out this list of accessible Mudfest events, or go to for more information.

ARTSTARTER at Hawthorn Arts Centre

Join us for ARTSTARTER: workshops for artists with disability at Hawthorn Arts Centre from 22 September—17 November.

JCAAA presents: is theatre!

'is theatre' is a brand new weekly program for young people who love the performing arts. If you like to create, enjoy a spot of improv and want to stretch your imagination then 'is theatre' is the program for you.

INfuse Artist Network: Effective Grant Writing for Creatives

Artists in Melbourne's west who are daunted by the grant application process are encouraged to attend the next INfuse Artist Network session on Effective Grant Writing for Creatives in Deer Park on 5 August.

Dangerous Deeds Video Art Installation

Dangerous Deeds is a video art installation featuring works developed by people with disability that explores their passions and tells the stories of their involvement in the disability, advocacy and self-advocacy movements.

Dance classes with Weave Movement Theatre

Supported by the City of Yarra, Weave Movement Theatre is pleased to bring you a series of dance technique classes made for artists with disability from 2 August to 6 September at Dancehouse.

We at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space

We is the next exhibition at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space celebrating the works of Banyule based artists living with disability, and looking at identity and our relationship with each other and the world around us.

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