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It’s time to get schooled at Schoolhouse Studios! Across three Wednesdays in July, we’ll be teaching you essential skills they never taught you in school.

Wednesday, July 12 – 6:30pm: GRANT WRITING

An interactive workshop on how to look for different arts funding opportunities and write a successful funding application. Come along to discover the dos-and-don’ts of grant writing and get some pro tips on making the most of the process.

Hosted by Kerrii Cavanagh, a self-confessed ‘creative enabler’ and arts administrator with over 15 years experience working in state, federal and local Governments in arts policy and funding covering grant programs across all art forms.


Wednesday, July 19 – 6:30pm: COMMUNICATIONS (COPYWRITING)

Join copywriting veteran Tait Ischia for a session covering transferable strategies for producing clear, focused and effective copy for different audiences and channels.

Tait Ischia is a Senior Service Designer at Studio Thick and the author of Copywrong to Copywriter, a handbook for anyone who feels like they can’t write to save themselves.


Wednesday, July 26 – 6:30pm: ACCOUNTING

Don’t know your ABN from your GST? Host Michael Cortis will unpack all that financial jargon and give you tips to consolidate and maximise your creative career.

Michael Cortis is an accountant with over 19 years of experience in professional practice and industry who provides business and taxation services and advice to a broad range of clients across the arts.


* Tickets to all workshops are FREE for Schoolhouse residents, $10 + BF for everyone else. Secure your spot for sessions via

* All workshops will be AUSLAN interpreted.


Reward yourself for all that learning with a delicious meal from Tiggy! You must pre-purchase your dinner for $12 via the ticketing form and select from either a meat/pescatarian or vegetarian option.

Cheap drinks will be available on the night from the bar.