Below are a range of resources collected by TNA to assist performing arts organisations and independents. 

ADVOCACY Resources
Access & Equity Resources
Anti-Racism Resources

There is a fantastic and extensive list of resources created in June 2020 by Marisa Garreffa, Claire Bowen, Elena Carapetis, and Chloe Christos here: Anti-Racism Resources for White People in Australia.


  • Fair Work Commission: Live Performance Award
    This Fair Work Commission award outlines scope, minimum rates, allowances, leave entitlements, overtime, breaks and termination.
  • National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA): Code of Practice
    Covers good practice approaches to working relationships, ethical standards of access and inclusion, and payment rates for artists and arts workers in the contemporary arts sector.
  • TNA: Salary Survey Reports
    TNA’s biennial Salary Survey Reports capture the salaries, benefits, professional development budgets, tenure, and representation of small to medium organisations in the performing arts sector.
  • TNA: Independent Practice Reports
    TNA's biennial report on the working trends of independent creatives in the performing arts covers fees for benchmarking purposes, and includes TNA's recommendations on best practice around access and superannuation.
  • Auspicious Arts: Resources
    Includes budget templates, insurance and risk plans, and invoice templates.
  • ATO: Super for Contractors
    Super rate is 10.5%, and has to be paid regardless of amount of earnings. Contractors with an ABN, including independent artists/arts workers, are entitled to super if paid mainly for their labour.

GOVERNANCE and board Resources
OTher Resources