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All avenues to submit your application for the Access Arts Achievement Award have now been closed. Thank you to all who have applied.

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2022 Access Arts Achievement Award applications - now open!

Apply now for the Access Arts Achievement Award

19 September – 7 November 2022  

Supporting all forms of art, the Access Arts Achievement Award provides up to $10,000 funding for Queensland artists to create, develop, present, produce, exhibit, and tour their work. The award is a fantastic opportunity to extend the life of an existing piece or create a new one!

Read about last year’s award winner, Karen Lee Roberts.


Karen Lee Roberts

Accomplished Brisbane-based cabaret artist Karen Lee Roberts was awarded the Access Arts Achievement Award for 2021. Karen used the $10,000 grant to produce a collaborative work; Sex and Other philosophies

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Important Dates

Applications open for submission:

Applications close for submission:

Award winner advised:

Projects may take place between:

Monday 19 September 2022

Monday 7 November 2022

December 2022

1 January – 31 December 2023

Applications will be assessed by a professional panel who will be looking out for innovative, viable project’s with artistic and/or cultural merit, which will provide opportunity for professional development.

The Access Arts Achievement Award is proudly sponsored by CPL – Choice, Passion, Life.