Public Art Guidelines


The Public Art Guidelines outline a consistent approach to the commissioning, acquisition, donation and management of public art in the ACT.

The Guidelines aim to make the process of commissioning, acquiring and donating public art as straightforward and streamlined as possible for everyone involved. This aligns with the ACT Government’s focus on better connecting with small and large businesses, community groups and individuals.

The guidelines cover:

You can download the full PDF version of the document here:

2015 ACT Government Public Art Guidelines (PDF 1.4MB)PDF

The Other Side of Midnight by Anne Ross and The Canberra Times Fountain by Robert Woodward, corner of City Walk and Ainslie Avenue, Civic.