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Applications open for 2023 Access Arts Achievement Award

Could you be the 2023 Award Winner? Do you need $10,000 for your current or next artistic project?

Applications are now open for the 2023 Access Arts Achievement Award 

Supporting all forms of art, the Award provides up to $10,000 in funding for Queensland artists with disability to create, develop, present, produce, exhibit, and/or tour their work. This is a game-changing opportunity for Queensland artists, arts workers and producers to extend the life of an existing work or create a new one!

Important dates

Applications Open for Submission: 

FREE Online Grant-Writing Workshop:

Applications Close for Submission: 

Award Winner Announced: 

Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Wednesday, 18 October 2023

Wednesday, 8 November 2023

Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Applications open for submission:

Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Free online Grant-Writing Workshop:

Wednesday, 18 October 2023

Applications close for submission:

Wednesday, 8 November 2023

Award Winner announced: 

Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Projects may take place between: 1 January and 31 December 2024

To find out more about the award including how to apply, please visit Access Arts Achievement Award

Access Arts

Online Grant-Writing Workshop

Expression of Interest Form

This opportunity is open to anyone interested in applying for the 2023 Access Arts Achievement Award. 

The workshop will delve into the following:

  • Where to start with the application  
  • How to brainstorm and frame your project   
    • Does this fit the selection criteria?  
  • What support material you need for your submission  
  • How to budget your project  
    • How to use the budget template  
  • Questions and answer time 

If you need help completing this form please contact Access Arts on: 

Phone: 07 3505 0311 

Mobile: 0403 070 661 



Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm 

To register your interest in this workshop, please submit your details via the below Expression of Interest form by Monday 16 October 

Read about last year's winner

Oliver is standing in front of a black background wearing blue glasses, an orange shirt and a colourful blazer. He is looking slightly off from the camera lens with a calm expression.

2022 Access Arts Achievement Award winner

Oliver Hetherington-Page

Oliver Hetherington-Page has been awarded the Access Arts Achievement Award for 2022 for the of creation of Santa Claus is Autistic, a new cabaret work that will have its premier season at Redlands Performing Arts Centre in 2023.