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Creative Plus Business acknowledges the Gadigal people, the original custodians of the land where our head office sits, and their continuing spiritual, cultural and physical connection to this place now called Sydney. Sovereignty was never ceded - this always was and always will be Aboriginal Land.


Creative Plus Business

Where you can get all the information, training, support and help needed to work for yourself in the creative and cultural industries.

Welcome to a world where art and business meet…

Where it’s okay to turn your passion for creativity into money, and success is more than a dream.

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We provide education, business advice, consultancy, webinars, resources and content to help you find self-employed success in your creative field.

You might be a solo freelancer, a pair of arts entrepreneurs, a creative company or a not-for-profit organisation.

You might be an arts student, or a hobbyist thinking of moving to professional practice. Maybe you’re just curious! No matter who you are, or where in your creative practice and profession, you’ll find what you need here – the right information from the right people, a bit of support, a touch of irreverence, and the encouragement to inspire you to pursue your creative and business dreams.

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