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The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) is the leading institution for the education and training of creative talent in the screen arts and broadcast industries. To meet the evolving needs of Australia’s screen and broadcast industries, the School provides advanced education and training to develop the skills and knowledge of talented individuals.

AFTRS is a federal statutory authority. It was established in 1973 by the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973. As a statutory body, it also operates under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. AFTRS is governed by a Council, responsible to the Federal Parliament through the Minister for the Arts. The portfolio department is the Ministry of Communications and the Arts.

The day to day management of AFTRS is the responsibility of the CEO who is appointed by Council. The CEO is assisted in this role by the Executive Directors of Divisions.

Corporate documents

View AFTRS' annual reports, staff policies, portfolio budget statements and corporate plans.

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Safety and security

In the event of an emergency call emergency services 000 or AFTRS security 02 9805 6577.

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Freedom of Information

Find out your rights under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

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Public Interest Disclosure

Encouraging the disclosure and proper investigation of government wrongdoing.

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Terms and conditions

These are own terms and conditions for using the AFTRS website.

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