Organisation management


In this section there is a broad range of information on arts management and advocacy; marketing and branding; cultural policy; legal, copyright and complicance-related resources; and tips for writing press releases. This is also where we keep the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries document.

Change is Inevitable: The Essentials of Succession Planning
Webinar presented by the California Association of Museums - Succession planning keeps your organisation moving forward during the inevitable changes that come with running a nonprofit.

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Image Licence Template
Use this template to create your own image licence.

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Not for Profit Law Information Hub
Legal resources for not for profit organisations.

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Copyright: the basics
Definitions and terms explained.

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Taxation requirements for not-for-profits
Australian Taxation Office requirements for NFP non-government organisations.

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Legal requirements: Insurance and compliance
Legal requirements for NFP non-government museums.

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Marketing for Museums
Explains some of the fundamentals of marketing and the importance of understanding your audience.

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Align your business plan with local council policies and objectives
Strategic planning resource on aligning your cultural Business Plan with NSW local council policies and objectives.

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Arts advocacy
Develop an arts advocacy strategy using this M&G how-to guide.

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Arts Leadership
A seminar looking at the challenges of leadership in contemporary arts organisations and asks the question: what is needed for successful leadership in the arts?

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Communicating a creative vision
Strategic planning resource for creative and community based organisations.

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Cultural Policy
An insight into what changes there will be for the artist community because of new National Cultural Policy.

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Describing your Brand
The importance of a single message and being 'on brand' when developing a strategic or communications plan.

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Getting grant ready, strategic planning and marketing
This presentation covers the basics of what you need to apply for a range of operational grants.

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National Standards
These are the national standards for Australian museums and galleries.

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Rebranding for Cultural Organisations
The decision to rebrand represents both a risk and opportunity - know what to consider if taking this step.

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Tourism with integrity
Best practice strategies for cultural and heritage organisations in the tourism industry.

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Writing a press release
A step by step guide to preparing a press release.

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Putting together a brief for a consultant
What to consider when preparing a project brief for a potential consultant.

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Tax guide for arts organisations
This guide will help not-for-profit arts/cultural organisations and individual artists understand the formalities associated with receiving philanthropic income.

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Cultural Tourism Toolkit
Designed to assist small regional communities to enhance, profile and package their cultural offering.

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