Professional Development Intensive

Carclew presents 2 days of professional development for early career artists as part of our Fifth Quarter program. Learn foundation skills in social media management, accounting for creative businesses, the arts and philanthropy and the principles of intellectual property contracting.

The 2-day program includes an opening keynote address by Adelaide Fringe CEO and Director Heather Croall, morning group sessions from specialist practitioners and opportunities for one-on-one afternoon sessions with our speakers for tailored advice and guidance.

Our pricing and packaging allows you to tailor a program to best suit your individual needs, and there are significant discounts for artists or arts workers aged 30 years or under.

14 – 15 June
Carclew, 11 Jeffcott St, North Adelaide



9.30-10am: Key Note Address: Navigating Life as an Independent Artist
Heather Croall –Director and CEO, Adelaide Fringe

10-11.30am: Social Media for Artists: More than just a sales pitch
Matthew Bennett, Digital Manager, Country Arts SA
Grow your connections and expand your market with this insightful and practical seminar on affordable digital marketing strategies and social media. Learn about content creation and management, social media advertising, live streaming and more.

12-1pm: Creative Accounting
Richard Koral, Director, EFC Group
ABNs, GST, PAYG, BAS, TFN…. What does it all mean?
Partnership, sole trader, company… What’s best for you and your arts business?
Come along and unravel the mysteries of operating an Arts enterprise.

2-4pm: Individual Consults with Matthew and Richard by appointment (BOOKED OUT)


9.30-11am: Building Philanthropic Partnerships
Alison Beare, CEO, UKARIA and Klein Family Foundation
Look beyond government funding to support your arts project. Join Alison to find out how to engage with philanthropic trusts, foundations and private givers.

11.30am – 1pm: Read the fine print - Intellectual Property and Contracting for Artists
Peter Campbell, Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
What’s yours is yours and what’s mine is mine… or is it? One of the most misunderstood areas of Arts Management, Intellectual Property is something you really want to get right from the get-go. Better understand what the law says about Intellectual Property and how to protect your rights and legally utilise the rights of others as well as learning some of the essential elements of contract preparation.
2-4.30pm: Individual Consults with Alison and Peter by appointment (BOOKED OUT)


Premium package (2-days + 2 one-on-one consults) | Under 30 $70 / any age $210 (BOOKED OUT)

2-days (group sessions only) | Under 30 $50 / any age $180

1-day (group sessions only) | Under 30 $30 / any age $100

Individual consults (1/2 hour) |Under 30 $15 / any age $25 (BOOKED OUT)


By email: download the booking form, complete all details including credit card payment details and email it to
By phone: phone 8267 5111 during business hours (9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri)
All bookings will be acknowledged with a confirmation email.


Contact Details

8267 5111