Peak Bodies, Guilds, Societies & Associations

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Compiled for your reference a comprehensive and up-to-date list of Australian peak bodies, advocacy groups, trade associations, industry associations and guilds with allied interests in the creative industries.                  

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  • Australian Cartoonists Association (ACA)
  • Australian Ceramics Association
  • Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS)
  • Australian Costumers Guild (ACG)
  • Australian Design Alliance (ADA)
  • Australian Directors Guild (ADG)
  • Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC)
  • Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)
  • Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP)
  • Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA)
  • Australian Music Centre (AMC)
  • Australian Production Design Guild (APDG)
  • Australian Screen Editors Guild (ASE)
  • Australian Screen Sound Guild (ASSG)
  • Australian Society of Authors (ASA)
  • Australian Textile Arts and Surface Design Assoc (ATASDA)
  • Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG)
  • Australian Association of Glass Artists (Ausglass)
  • Australians in Film (AIF)
  • Creative Commons Australia
  • Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA)
  • Illustrators Australia
  • Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA)
  • Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA)
  • The Australian Documentary Forum (Ozdox)
  • Screen Producers Australia (SPA)
  • The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (JMGA)
  • The Sculptors Society
  • Theatre Network NSW (TNN)
  • Union Internationale de la Marionnette (UNIMA)
  • World Crafts Council – Australia
  • Create NSW
  • Screen NSW
  • Screen Australia
  • Australia Council
  • Advertising Institute of Australasia (AIA)
    Peak body for the recognition and advancement
    of advertising professionals in Australia
  • ADMA
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  • Arts Access Australia (AAA)
    Peak national body for arts and disability
  • Arts Law Centre of Australia
    The national community legal  centre for the arts
  • Australian Subscription Television and Radio
    Association (ASTRA)
    Peak body representing the subscription media industry in Australia
  • Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts
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  • Australian Centre for Photography (ACP)
    National organisation dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and new media
  • Australian Copyright Council
    Australia’s major copyright collecting societies; independent, not-for-profit peak bodies for professional artists and content creators
  • Australian Design Centre (ADC)
    Object: Australian Centre for Contemporary Design
  • Australian Fashion Council (AFC)
    The newly formed AFC, the result of the 2018 merger of the former Council of Textile & Fashion, and Australian Fashion Chamber, promotes the growth of the textile & fashion industry in Australia.
  • Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA)
    Peak national organisation representing the Australian communication design industry
  • Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)
    Peak body for the architectural profession
  • Australian Institute of Professional Photography
    Membership organisation for professional and aspiring image makers
  • Australian Publishers Association (APA)
    Peak national body representing the Australian publishing industry.
  • AusDance
    Peak body supporting and representing the Australian
    dance profession
  • Commercial Radio Australia
    Peak body representing Australia’s Commercial Radio Broadcasters
  • Design institute of Australia  (DIA)
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  • Live Performance Australia
    Peak body for the live performance industry
  • National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)
    The peak body for the Australian visual arts sector
  • Playwriting Australia
    National peak body for playwriting

Last updated February 16, 2018
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