Our Networks

Regional Arts Victoria’s strengths lie in the networks we sustain and inspire across arts, education, touring, professional development and community cultural development.

These include:

Regional Cultural Network by Pia Richardson

  • A dynamic and diverse Membership network of artists, arts organisations and arts advocates

  • Our long-standing Regional Cultural Network of Regional Arts Victoria Members and arts and community cultural development workers across Victoria

  • Victoria’s rich network of schools, community centres, halls, galleries and performing arts centres

  • We work closely with a broad range of arts organisations and industry peers throughout the nation

  • Local governments and shires across the state

We work strategically with a national network of regional arts organisations

Auspicious Arts

Auspicious offers financial and administrative management for individuals and small art organisations.  They auspice funding grants as well as non-funded projects and artistic income.  They provide assistance with the day-to-day financial aspects of artistic projects and offer guidance for artists to the most likely source of funding and support for their project.


Community arts and cultural development network.

Creative Spaces

City of Melbourne’s initiative on spaces for cultural production aims at achieving regional as well as national scope.

Cultural Development Network

Linking practitioners, community organisations and government across Victoria around issues of cultural vitality.

Cultural Tourism Forum

By Cultural Tourism Victoria, the peak membership and advocacy body for organisations providing cultural tourism services in the state.

Festivals Network

Victoria-wide arts festivals network and professional development.

Municipal Association of Victoria

The legislated peak body for Victoria’s 79 councils.

Performing Arts Touring Alliance

Australia’s peak body for the national performing arts touring sector.

Regional Arts Australia

National regional arts advocacy body.

Regional Arts Promotion Network

National network of regional arts marketing and publicity professionals

Regional Cultural Network

Victoria’s key regional arts presentation and networking forum

Regional Development Victoria

The Victorian Government’s lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria.

Theatre Network Victoria 

Advocates for professional theatre industry, with a focus on the independent and small to mediums.

Tourism Victoria

The Victorian Government’s lead tourism agency

Victorian Teachers Network

Broad-discipline arts and humanities teachers across Victoria. Resources, professional development.

Victorian Tourism Industry Council

Peak policy council representing key industry associations, operators and government agencies.