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Arts Peer Assessors

About Arts Peer Assessors

Following a recent Expressions of Interest process Arts Queensland is currently transitioning its approach to peer assessment to grow First Nations representation on all assessment panels, and support panels to have a more strategic role in the determination of funding outcomes. 

These changes will support the Queensland Government’s delivery of Creative Together 2020-2030.

Peer Assessors assess applications and make recommendations for Arts Queensland funding and provide advice on programs and policy.

The new approach has been co-designed with the First Nations Arts and Cultures Panel to support meaningful engagement and 50% First Nations led representation on all Arts Queensland assessment panels. Importantly there will also be 100% First Nations representation for First Nations-specific funds.

This new model will establish a pool of approximately 60 Peer Assessors, appointed for a term of up to two years, allocated to fund panels, providing assessors with strategic oversight of specific funding programs across several rounds of applications in a program.


Peer Assessors EOI process

Nominations closed for Arts Queensland Peer Assessor EOI on 12 August 2022. All nominations were considered by a Selection Panel in September 2022. Arts Queensland is finalising this process in October 2022, and will contact all nominees of the outcome once finalised.  

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