Liveable Communities Grants Closes 20 November

November 3, 2017By adminFunding, National News, Wellbeing No Comments

This year’s funding round focuses on projects that increase older people’s participation in artistic, cultural, sport or exercise activities in their communities, in line with two NSW Government priority areas for older people: Health and Wellbeing; Inclusive Communities. Criteria include projects that are about innovation, such as research, prototyping or building evidence for a new … Read More

Heads Will Roll & Armour Day by Self Help Arts and 107

July 17, 2017By adminDiversity, Independent Theatre, Industry Training, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Support, Wellbeing No Comments

Self Help Arts & 107 Present …An arts and mental health weekend at 107! Heads Will Roll Heads Will Roll is a multidisciplinary installation work, created by Self Help Arts with artists from the wider community, exploring the mental health experience of artists. Created through a series of collaborative workshops in writing, movement, visual arts, photography, … Read More

Theatre-ing While Disabled: Intern Edition

February 28, 2017By adminArtists living with disability, Industry Training, Inspiration, Playwriting, Professional Development, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Kate Langsdorf writes about why she never took an unpaid internship. In this Howlround series, Kate highlights some of the twenty theatre job titles she’s held over the years, rating them based on their level of awesomeness / non-awesomeness through the lens of her physical disability. Each position is ranked on a scale of one … Read More

On the agenda for NSW: Arts Wellbeing Collective | Arts Centre Melbourne

February 9, 2017By adminSupport, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Wellbeing No Comments

With our sector’s wellbeing firmly on TNN’s agenda, Jane Kreis took the opportunity to get all the details on Arts Centre Melbourne’s ‘Arts Wellbeing Collective’ last week so that NSW might be able to develop its own platform. Tracy Margieson, Arts Wellbeing Collective’s Project Coordinator with Arts Centre Melbourne, met with Jane to explain how it … Read More

Your wellbeing on the agenda for 2017

December 15, 2016By adminNational News, Research & Advocacy, TNN Projects & Events, Wellbeing No Comments

Earlier this year Entertainment Assist released some critical research findings on individual wellbeing and mental heath in the Australian arts and entertainment industry which TNN reported on in July [How Are You?]. Although shocking and saddening, this research is also extremely valuable and useful because it provides us all with a better awareness of the … Read More

‘How Are You’? Checking in on facts and feelings in our industry

July 15, 2016By adminResearch & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Sector News, Wellbeing No Comments

Industry Mental Health & ADSA 2016 At the recent Australian Drama Studies Association (ADSA) TNN was stunned by Entertain Assist’s recent Research Report: Mental Health in Australian Entertainment Industry. Please share these findings with your friends, family and colleagues and watch out for further updates in our e-news and services. This is going to take whole … Read More