Applications are now open for the Accelerate, the British Council’s Indigenous Australian creative leadership programme.
The 2013 Accelerate Program was launched at the NIMA Awards at the Sydney Opera House this week. Accelerate offers outstanding applicants a unique opportunity to develop as leaders, through two stages. The first stage entails a leadership intensive in Australia, the second involves an individual programme of professional placements and mentorship in the UK.
The program is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have at least five years of experience working in the arts or creative industries and are ready step up in their career. This is a great professional development opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working within the creative field, and will also assist in providing creative professionals with the confidence, skills and networking opportunities they need to pursue their career goals.
Accelerate will be hosting an Application Information Session in Sydney on Thursday June 20 at ArtsNSW. Applications Close 7 July.
For more information on Accelerate, or on how to apply, head to www.accelerate.org.au.