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The Institute for Creative Health to Voluntarily Cease Operations

20 March 2019

The Institute for Creative Health to Voluntarily Cease Operations After Championing the Development of a Vibrant Australian Arts in Health Sector 

New Creative Health Resources out of SA

19 March 2019

Check out the Arts Tonic Series Produced by the South Australian Creative Health Leadership Group.



2018 Events

17 April 2018

A range of interesting events happening in 2018 that might be of interest to practitioners, artists, students and administrators working in Arts and Health.  Keep up to date with what's happening with the Institute for...

Health Arts Leadership Summit, Brisbane 2017

28 August 2017

Members of our Leadership Groups from all over Australia gathered in Brisbane recently to discuss leadership for the Arts and Health sector and how we can foster the growth and development of the sector collectively.  ...

New Report out of the UK

28 August 2017

The Inquiry Report, Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing, presents the findings of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists...

ArtsFront - A New Vision for the Arts in Australia

15 December 2016

Part project, part ideology, ArtsFront is a vehicle for collaboration and engagement, encouraging artists to stand up and take the lead in relation to national arts policy.  It is the brainchild of Norm Horton and Sarah...

Q & A with Family Violence Worker Stephanie Metry

15 December 2016

Given our exciting work in North East Victoria with the Centre Against Violence, this quarter's Q&A article is from a young Family Violence worker, Stephanie Metry.  

New Arts and Health Resource for NSW

16 August 2016

The New South Wales Government's Department of Health has released a new resource for Arts and Health.    

Institute Launches New Music Therapy Programme in Sydney

16 August 2016

Working with Chris O'Brien Lifehouse in Sydney, the Institute for Creative Health has launched a new music therapy programme. 


Practitioner Profile - Neal Price

15 August 2016

Neal Price is the Chairperson of the Institute's Arts and Health Leadership Group in Queensland.  We sat down with Neal this week to find out more about his experience in arts and health and how he first started working in...

Artlands Festival Program Released

14 August 2016

Sitting alongside the Regional Arts Australia Conference - Artlands in Dubbo in October the program for the Artlands Festival has just been released. 

New Research: Arts Key to Healing in Hospitals

13 August 2016

The WA Arts and Health Consortium has just released a new research report -

Examination of the Use of the Arts to Improve Health and Healing in Western Australia Hospitals. 

The report...

Arts and Health Forum: Making the Connections Video Content

12 August 2016

If you missed the Arts and Health Forum - Making Connections, don't despair all of the content is available via video from the Country Arts Website.  Great speakers, informative presentations - a great examination of...

Artlands Dubbo - Program Released

12 August 2016

The team organising this year's Regional Arts Australia National Conference - Artlands, have just released their full program. 

Job Opportunity

15 April 2016

Part time Research Assistant required for our new project at the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, Sydney NSW

Musicians playing together

New Creativity Hub in Lithgow

15 April 2016

A new facility, the Creativity Hub is providing music for the health and wellbeing of the local Lithgow community. 

Leadership Profile - Dr Claire Hooker: Chair of the NSW Arts and Health Leadership Group

15 April 2016

Our newly minted Leadership Groups are off and running in most States. Their main goals are to foster leadership in our sector and bump up our ability to advocate on important issues. Each Group is made up of a cross-section...

New Look Website.

15 April 2016

A new website for the Institute for Creative Health has been launched. 

Key Dates

15 April 2016

Lots happening in Arts and Health around Australia over the coming months!  Check out our key dates for conferences, calls for submissions and other opportunities. 


Project Announcement - Bringing Music to Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

15 April 2016

The Institute for Creative Health in conjunction with Chris O'Brien Lifehouse is excited to announce a new collaborative project. 


Access Arts: February Newsletter

18 February 2016

Lots of newsy information in Arts Access Australia's February Newsletter.  

Well, Well, Well… The Institute for Creative Health Newsletter

20 January 2016

From everyone here at The Institute for Creative Health we hope you all had a very happy and healthy festive season.

Strategically Speaking… An Overview of The Institute

12 January 2016

The Institute for Creative Health recently undertook a detailed process to develop a strategic plan to guide our work for the next five years.