56 careers found


Illustrators create drawings and designs for books and magazines, advertisements, film, television and multimedia. Illustrators work on paper, and two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) models. They may use traditional or computer-based techniques, or a combination of both.

Specialisations: Animator Cartoonist

Media Presenter

Media presenters deliver a variety of radio, television and live programmes, including all music formats, music and chat programmes, interview and talkback programmes, news bulletins and sports programmes. They may also present rock and classical music concerts that are broadcast live to air, and pre-recorded programmes such as documentary and music specials.

Museum Officer

Museum officers prepare specimens for collections, and construct and arrange museum and art gallery exhibits.

Specialisations: Museum Education Officer

Teacher - Art

Art teachers in secondary schools teach students the practical skills, theory and history of art. Students receive tuition in aspects such as painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and ceramics.

Specialisations: Private Art Teacher


Artists conceive and create visual representations to investigate, respond to or communicate an impression or idea.

Specialisations: Painter (Fine/Visual Arts) Performance/Live Art Artist Printmaker Sculptor/Installation Artist


Craftspersons design, make and repair objects that have both functional and artistic qualities, working with wood, metal, glass, leather, ceramics, textiles and other materials.

Specialisations: Fibre Textile Worker Glass Craftsperson Leather Craftsperson Metal/Jewellery Worker Potter/Ceramicist Wood Craftsperson


Professional sportspeople earn all or part of their living through participating in sporting events, either as individuals or as members of a team.

Specialisations: Sports Commentator Sports Development Officer

Sound Technician

Sound technicians operate technical equipment to amplify, enhance, record, mix or reproduce sound in support of performing arts. They may also assemble and maintain sound equipment.


Writers plan and write literary or other written work for publication or performance. Writers may create original pieces of written work, which can take the form of poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, blogs, plays or film, radio and television scripts. They may also write for multimedia distribution.

Specialisations: Blogger Ghostwriter Technical Writer


Dancers are performers who entertain audiences by dancing as soloists, with a partner or as members of a group. There are many styles of dance, including ballet, contemporary, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, folk, jazz, ballroom and tap. Dancers may perform using a variety of styles, or they may specialise in one particular dance style.

Specialisations: Choreographer Community Dance Worker Dance Teacher Dance Therapist

Body Artist

Body artists decorate or modify the bodies of their customers using techniques such as tattooing and piercing. While some body artists perform a combination of these techniques, it is not uncommon for a body artist to specialise in one area, such as tattooing or piercing.


Entertainers captivate, amuse or thrill an audience with dramatic, musical and other performances. They may perform a variety of tasks depending on their area of expertise.

Specialisations: Children's Entertainer Circus Performer Comedian Magician Puppeteer/Ventriloquist