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Parramatta Creative Entrepreneurs Workshop


Are you an artist or emerging creative person wanting to manage your arts enterprise

Do you want to learn how to run your own creative business and earn a living from your art Do you want to learn more about arts law, copyright, licensing and royalties

Register for this free 4-day workshop program that will take you through the steps of establishing, growing and marketing a successful creative business.

The workshop will be delivered by Monica Davidson, author of Freelancing for Australians for Dummies, and NSW Creative Industries Business Advisor for the NSW Office of the Small Business Commissioner.

The workshop will cover the basics of solo-managing a creative enterprise, including:

Freelance + Business

  • Choosing the right business structure
  • ABN & business name
  • Basics of managing money + finance systems
  • Knowing your worth + quoting for jobs
  • Insurance + superannuation for self‐employed people.

Freelancing + the ATO

  • Should you be registered for GST
  • What’s a tax invoice
  • Who pays your income tax
  • Full range of tax deductions that you might be entitled to when running a freelance business
  • All the essential elements a freelancer needs to know when working with the ATO.

Freelance Legals + Marketing

  • Contracts and pitching
  • How to create the best possible set of terms and conditions
  • How to enforce your agreements
  • How do you get paid
  • Developing and profiling a brand
  • Marketing essentials – online and print
  • Social media – where’s your audience at Facebook Nah!!!

Artists Rights 101

  • How the law and the creative process interact
  • Copyright and licensing

Parramatta Creative Entrepreneurs

Thursday 28 & Friday 29 May
Thursday 4 & Friday 5 June
(4-day workshop program – must attend all)

ICE, 8 Victoria Rd, Parramatta

Limited spaces. Bookings essential to or phone 9897 5744

This project funded by Parramatta City Council through the Economic Development Partnership Fund and supported by Arts Law Centre of Australia.


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