Independent Bursary

Ten independent Australian artists, producers or individuals can attend APAM 2018 and have the cost of their delegate pass paid for thanks to Brisbane Powerhouse, with the support of the Sidney Myer Fund.

Read more information below then fill in an Expression of Interest form. Applications close Friday 10 November 2017.


The bursary is open to Australian independent artists, producers or individuals. Eligible applicants need:

  • A minimum five years’ experience working in an Australian context
  • To attend the full five days of APAM 2018
  • To be available and willing to participate in The Exchange, APAM’s curated program for conversation and networking program

Please note: Independent Bursary is not open to APAM 2018 Showcasing and Pitch artists


On the Wednesday, 4 October 2017 the Expression of Interest opens on the APAM website and closes on Friday 10 November 2017. Applications will be assessed by the APAM team and Australia Council.

All applicants will be notified by Tuesday 14 November on the success of their application and if successful should register for APAM by Friday 1 December 2017.


Wednesday 4 October 2017

Expression of Interest opens on the APAM website

Friday 10 November 2017

Expression of Interest close

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Notification of successful applicants for Independent Bursary

Friday 1 December 2017

Register for APAM



If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact APAM directly:

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