Operation Art – student workshop enrolment form 2024

The 2024 Operation Art Student Workshops will operate under the guidelines from NSW Health and the Department of Education.

2024 workshop details

Applications for these locations opening soon:

  • Wollongong
  • Griffith
  • Springwood

Cowra Public School – open
82 Brisbane Street, Cowra NSW 2794

  • Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) Monday 8th April 2024 – workshop full
  • Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) Tuesday 9th April 2024 – workshop full
  • Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) Wednesday 10th April 2024 – workshop full

Wollongong Art Gallery
6 Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
9 am – 2:30 pm

  • Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) Tuesday 18 June 2024 Closed
  • Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) Wednesday 19 June 2024 - Closed
  • Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) Thursday 20 June 2024 - Closed

Griffith Regional Art Gallery – registrations open soon
167 Banna Ave, Griffith NSW 2680

  • Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) Wednesday 11th September
  • Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) Thursday 12th September
  • Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) Friday 13th September

Parents are required to drop and collect their child from the workshop.


  • $50.60 per workshop

Enrolment process

Workshop spaces are limited and bookings may close early if spaces are full.

  1. Complete payment through the online student payment portal by the closing date indicated above for each workshop. Keep a copy of the receipt number to enter in the enrolment form below.
  2. Scroll down to complete the online enrolment form with your receipt number.

Be sure to check your email address – this is how we will communicate with you.


    Important information

    In the event of injury, no personal injury insurance cover is provided by the NSW Department of Education for students in relation to school sporting activities, physical education lessons or any other school activity. The department’s public liability cover is fault-based and limited to breaches by the department of its duty of care to students that may result in claims for compensation.

    Parents/carers are advised to assess the level and extent of their child’s involvement in the activity when deciding whether additional insurance cover is required prior to their child’s involvement in the program. Personal accident insurance cover is available through normal retail insurance outlets.

    Privacy notice

    The information requested in this note is being collected by the NSW Department of Education. The department will use the information in connection with your child’s participation in this event for the following purposes:

    1. administration;
    2. communication with parents/carers; and
    3. for the health, safety and welfare of your child.

    The department might share the information requested in this note with health care providers in the event that your child requires urgent medical attention. All personal information will be held securely and disposed of securely when no longer needed.

    You have the right to access and correct the information you provide in this note. If you wish to do so, please contact The Arts Unit on 02 8512 1100 Locked Bag 1500, Petersham NSW 2049 

    Specific privacy information

    The department will use information about your child’s

    • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status for the purpose of implementing its Aboriginal Education Policy.
    • Identified additional support information to ensure appropriate learning adjustments are in place.

    The provision of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander status or gender status is voluntary, and not providing either of them will not impact on your child’s participation. All other additional support information requested in this form is voluntary.

    Workshop details

    Enter the receipt number you received after making a payment as step 1 of the enrolment process.
    Workshop location

    Please select the student workshop location you are enroling for.
    Applications for Griffith and Springwood opening soon.

    Cowra dates
    Wollongong dates
    Maitland dates

    Student details

    Student name
    If your school is not in this list, please select ‘other’ at the bottom of the dropdown menu and enter the name of your school.

    Student background information

    Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?
    Is a language other than English spoken at home?

    Disability support information

    Are there any special circumstances about the student that the program coordinator should know prior to enrolment?
    Additional learning and support needs, including disability
    For example, speaking and/or listening
    For example, hygiene, mealtimes and/or health care needs social support to engage safely with others
    Please indicate any conditions the student experiences
    Is there a documented plan to support the student’s additional learning needs at school?
    Please upload the student's plan to support additional learning needs, or email [email address linked].
    One file only.
    16 MB limit.
    Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.

    Parent / Guardian details

    Parent / Guardian name
    Parent address

    Student medical information

    Emergency contact
    (Nominated by parent or caregiver as alternate contact) 
    Please indicate any medical conditions the student suffers from.
    If the student has a medical action plan for any reason please supply this plan by uploading or via email to opart.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au.
    One file only.
    16 MB limit.
    Allowed types: jpg, jpeg, png, html, pdf, doc, docx, zip.
    If nil, please type N/A.

    Student acceptance

    • I accept my place in the Operation Art Workshop for 2024.
    • I understand that all students participating in The Arts Unit activities are expected to abide by the Behaviour code for students.
    • I understand that I am responsible for the care of my costumes and props. I will follow the rehearsal schedule and plan my study and school commitments to allow for attendance at all rehearsals and performances.
    • I will inform The Arts Unit of any absences via email and will negotiate any scheduled absences with my tutor.

    Parent permissions and agreements

    In the event that my child fails to abide by the Behaviour code for students I understand that I will be notified and that they will be required to be collected or sent home at my expense.

    Authority to film and record

    Responsible school or business unit and contact person

    The filming/recording will be arranged by: The Department of Education, The Arts Unit
    Email: opart.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au

    Production company

    The filming/recording will be done by: internally by NSW Department of Education ('department')


    Project described as above.


    Referred to in this document as 'footage'.

    • Video (including audio)
    • Still photography
    • Audio only recording

    Filming/recording start and end date

    As per project date unless otherwise described.

    Filming location

    As per project date unless otherwise described.

    What the footage will be used for

    Photographic and video footage will be used to promote Operation Art programs for the Artsunit and the Department of Education.

    Publication media

    In connection with the Project the footage may be used by the department in the following:

    • on departmental and school websites in school newsletters
    • in publicity materials published by the department
    • on the department’s social media accounts
    • in print digital and online newspapers and magazines
    • television
    • other.

    What will be filmed or recorded

    Workshops, rehearsals, interviews, competitions, festivals in relation to the Project.

    How the filming or recording will occur

    Up to three cameras would be used, with external lighting and audio recording equipment.

    Storage and access

    Raw footage will be stored on NSW Department of Education secure servers, accessible only by The Arts Unit staff. Produced footage will be uploaded to Vimeo and cross published on Facebook and The Arts Unit website, accessible by the public.

    How long can the footage be used for?

    The footage will be available for use until the department considers it no longer fit for purpose

    The footage online may provide cached on web browsers  and archived copies may appear after the department itself has ceased to post the footage.


    Not applicable.

    Acknowledgements and consents

    Filming/recording: I consent to the department filming me and recording my voice, performances, poses, and actions in connection with the project described above.
    Re-records: if any re-recording or voice-overs are needed, I agree to make myself available to assist.
    Use: I consent to the department using the footage of me for the Project described above, (including to promote the Project.
    Video editing: I understand that the department may edit any video it records, including combining it with other video and audio and adding text or music for the project
    I waive any right to inspect or approve any use of the footage before it is used.
    Copyright: I acknowledge and agree that all rights in and to any content captured as a part of the project, including the copyright, are and shall remain the sole property of the department and I waive any moral rights under the Copyright Act 1968 in the video and audio.
    Voluntary: I understand that participation in the filming and recording is voluntary and I will not be remunerated.
    Online reposts: if the footage is posted by the department on the internet the department cannot prevent third parties from posting links.
    Interpretation: references in this Acknowledgment to 'me' and 'I' are references to the person recorded in the 'student details' section of this form.

    I certify and represent that I have read the foregoing and fully understand the meaning and effect; and (please select one of the following):

    Permission to publish

    Please note that participation in the program is not dependent on granting permission to publish (talent release).


    I understand full payment must be made online before the Operation Art Student Workshop begins. Once payment has been made, there will be no refunds. 
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