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  • Executive determinations, policy development, research and advocacy activities
  • Issues and events of interest to the tertiary visual arts and design sector

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ACUADS 2020 Conference – CFP extended

The Call for Papers for the 2020 ACUADS Conference Crisis and Resilience: Art and Design looks ahead has been extended to 4 August 2020.

Please download and complete

17 Jul 2020

The World We Want: Dystopian & Utopian Impulses in Art Making – Call for papers

The World We Want:
Dystopian & Utopian Impulses in Art Making

Edited by Grace McQuilten and Daniel Palmer
Call for Papers
17 Jun 2020

Job Opportunity: Dean of Research (UniSA Creative)

Dean of Research (UniSA Creative)

  • Lead research innovation in the creative disciplines at Australia’s University of Enterprise
  • Thrive in an agile and enterprising environment
03 Mar 2020

Job Opportunity: Senior Lecturer/Major Coordinator, ECU

Edith Cowan University is currently recruiting a Senior Lecturer/Major Coordinator to head up their Advertising major within the Bachelor of Media & Communications degree with

21 Nov 2019

ACUADS Awards 2019

In 2019, ACUADS awarded five awards in the following categories: Innovative Teaching, Innovative Research and Lifelong Fellowship. Awardees were announced on 31 October 2019 at the

05 Nov 2019


This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2019 ACUADS Conference in Melbourne:

1:00pm, Friday 1 November 2019
Kaleide Theatre (Building 8)

04 Oct 2019

Job Opportunities: Senior Lecturer (x2), Lecturer, ANU School of Art & Design

The ANU School of Art & Design is recruiting a Senior Lecturer Art Craft Design; Lecturer Art Craft Design; and, Senior Lecturer Design.

The ANU School

24 Sep 2019

Conference registration open

Registration is now open for the 2019 ACUADS Conference, Engagement, which will be held in Melbourne, Victoria on the 31st October and 1st November. The conference will

20 Aug 2019