News & Events is published by ACUADS to provide information to members and others in the tertiary visual arts and design sector on:

  • Executive determinations, policy development, research and advocacy activities
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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

ACUADS 2015 Grant recipients

Congratulations to NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts), DHARN (Design History Australia Research Network) and collaborators Dr Abdullah Al Mahmud and Dr Omar Mubin

16 Dec 2015

Research for Designers


ACUADS is pleased to share

23 Nov 2015

ACUADS supports DAAO WA expansion

Design & Art Australia Online (DAAO) is a collaborative research database. Earlier this year, ACUADS provided DAAO with a small quick grant to extend coverage

16 Nov 2015

ACUADS announces new funding initiative

As part of ACUADS’ commitment to the art and design education sector, funding is currently available for initiatives of relevance and significance to our field.

14 Sep 2015


This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2015 ACUADS Conference:

2.30pm, Thursday 24 September
Jeffrey Smart Building

31 Aug 2015