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2016 ACUADS Award Winners

L to R: Lesley Duxbury, Kay

10 Oct 2016
10 Oct 2016


This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2016 ACUADS Conference:

1.00pm, Friday 30 September
Room 607, Building z9, Level

19 Sep 2016

ACUADS 2016 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our latest recipients of the ACUADS’ Quick Small Grants initiative.

Funds will be used towards:
building a website for tertiary design students

20 Jun 2016

CFP deadline extended

The Call for Papers deadline for this year’s conference, Adaptation, has been extended to Friday 20 May.

09 May 2016

CHASS Prizes: Calls for Nomination

2016 will mark the third year of the annual CHASS Australia Prizes. The Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in

18 Apr 2016

Entries open: Australian National Brooch Show

Entries are now open for the Australian National Brooch Show – small wearable works of art.
Entries close 20 May 2016.

18 Apr 2016

New awards for early career art & design staff

ACUADS is pleased to announce the creation of two new awards for early career art and design staff: the Innovative Teaching Award and

22 Feb 2016