Applications for the 2023 National Sustainable Living Festival are now open.
When are applications open?
Applications opened in October 2022 and will close in January 2023.
How to apply?
Submit an application via our online form. Apply here.
What criteria is used to assess my event?
Applications are assessed on the strength of their relevance to sustainability and the Festival programming streams. SLF is seeking highly creative and leading edge content. Click here for more information about SLF's selection process.
Where can Festival events be held?
Events can be staged anywhere within Australia. Contact SLF for further information.
How do I find a venue?
Event organisers are required to find their own venues. SLF has a limited number of partner venues that can be used by participating event organisers. Please contact us for a list of available venues.
Can I ticket my event?
Yes, event organisers are free to set their own ticket prices. SLF encourages free events or discounts and concessions.
Are there costs associated with holding an event?
No, there are no fees or charges for running an event in association with the Festival. SLF runs on public donations, grants and sponsorship to produce the event each year. Donations can be made here.
What level of support and promotions will SLF do for my event?
SLF provides online promotions to all approved events. Event organisers can upgrade their promotional level at discounted advertising rates. It’s important for you to develop your audience in an independent way.
Can I amend my event application?
Once your application has been submitted you can't access the online form to make changes. However, updates to your event application can be made during the event confirmation stage after approval.
What if I don't have all the details finalised yet?
We encourage event applications even if some details are yet to be confirmed. Timeliness is more important than completeness of information.
When will I receive confirmation about my event application?
Once you have submitted your application you will immediately receive a confirmation email. Please keep a copy of this email for your reference. A member of the Festival's programming team will be in contact with you to confirm the outcome of your application.