Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association

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AIATA  - What do we do ?

The association provides information to members and advocates the views of members to government, industry and the media. The association was formed in 1998 following a meeting of representatives from many different industry groups across the country. The aim was to build a truly national organisation with strong code of ethics.

The purposes of AIATA in our consitution include:

  • To foster a commitment to excellence in product, presentation and service in the sale of Indigenous artworks throughout Australia and overseas.
  • To foster comsumer cofidence in those dealing in Australian Indigenous arts and craft.
  • To promote honesty and integrity in dealings between the public, museums, Indigenous artists, their representatives and dealing in Indigenous art.
  • To develop, promote and uphols the Code of Ethics of the Association.
  • To enhance the professional standing of the Members by compelling observance of strict rules of conduct and by requiring a high standard of knowledge of Indigenous art, as a condition of membership.

Sabine Haider, the director of Central Art - Aboriginal Art Store is the President of AIATA, please contact her if you are considering joining the association.


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