NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Our Initiatives

  • Inclusion

    NIDA aims to build a diverse and positive environment for learning and self-expression in the creative arts.
  • Reconciliation Action Plan

    NIDA has received formal endorsement by Reconciliation Australia of its inaugural Reflect RAP.
  • Uncle-in-Residence

    Our Elder in Residence and First Nations Cultural Advisor supports First Nations students in their NIDA journey.
  • Sustainability

    NIDA is setting out to become a leading sustainability educator in the creative and cultural industries.