ACCELERATE is a tailored leadership initiative for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the creative industries.

An intensive, fully-funded programme that includes leadership development, mentoring and industry placements in Australia and the UK, it offers outstanding applicants a unique opportunity to develop as leaders in their field.

ACCELERATE will open doors for you that you probably don’t even know exist…

It will also really get you thinking about what leadership is, why it’s so important, and that it’s a practical not just a conceptual thing – Alison Page, 2012 recipient

ACCELERATE came about in response to the lack of representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in positions of influence within the creative sector and mainstream media. It aims to empower its alumni with the recognition, skills and networks to drive their own careers, both internationally and at home. Drawing on the UK’s strong creative sector, it actively refreshes the cultural dialogue between the two nations and promotes international collaboration, skill sharing and network building.

How to apply

Applications for ACCELERATE 2014 open 27th May. More information will be available on the website closer to the date, or join our mailing list for updates.

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