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Arts and Disability

Brenden Borellini, An Unlikely Tour, 2019 Crossroad Arts. Photo credit: Cherrie Hughes.

Open call out for d/Deaf and disabled artists & arts workers for sector focus groups

We are currently undertaking a Disability Arts Needs Analysis and Audit to develop a clearer understanding of the services that are currently available, and those which may be missing, at a national level.

As part of this research project, we are seeking artists and arts workers to participate in a series of focus groups.

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Disability Action Plan 2017–19

Our commitments to disability and diversity are set out in our Strategic Plan 2014–19 and guided by our Cultural Engagement Framework. Our current Disability Action Plan 2017–19 sets out actions in detail, building on the achievements of our previous DAP and stretching us further across our three goals of accessibility, leadership and arts practice.

Download our Disability Action Plan (DAP) 2017–19 in PDF and RTF format.

Progress on our DAP 2017–19

We have made progress across our DAP to increase accessibility and engagement with and for artists and wider communities with disability, as well as pathways and recognition in arts practice and leadership. However there is still much work to be done.

Download our Interim Progress Report on the DAP 2017–18 in PDF  and RTF

Our previous DAP 2014–16 and outcomes

Our previous DAP 2014–16 is available for download in PDFHTML and Audio formats.

You can download the Evaluation of our DAP 2014–16 in a range of formats: