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Please note: You must be a professional member of the performing arts industry to apply. Applicants are required to be NSW residents, though exceptional circumstances may be considered. Other States have their own Benevolent Funds or similar. CLICK HERE for details.
Confirmation of current monthly income (payslip, Centrelink letter, etc.)
A copy of your most recent bank statement
Letters of support from any medical professional from whom you are currently
Copies of bills or quotes pertaining to extraordinary expenses
Proof of identity confirming your address (drivers licence, or utility bill)
Your professional biography demonstrating your professional
All information provided in this form is strictly confidential
If your supporting documentation is not attached to your application this may delay processing of your request
The Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW is able to offer small measures to help relieve financial pressure for members of the performing arts community due to the rise in cost of living. Due to the limitation of available funds and volume of need, we may not be able to fully cover all requests for support. It is a requirement that you provide copies of invoices or receipts for expenses for which you are requesting assistance. All assistance is given at the discretion of the management committee of ABFNSW.
* PLEASE NOTE: A Verification Process may appear after you click SUBMIT. The page will change in shade - scroll up to the top of the page to view the verification window to complete your application.
The ABF Management Committee is currently assessing emergency applications on a fortnightly basis. You will be contacted within 10-14 days with the results of your application. If you have not heard within this time please email email@example.com.
The Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW is able to offer small measures to help relieve pressure for members of the performing arts community during this period of crisis. Due to the limitation of available funds and expected need, all support is given at the discretion of the management committee of ABFNSW.
* Mental health support is offered in addition to the complimentary services accessible through NSW Health Plan. Please speak to your GP about how to access this plan before requesting assistance. We can assist if you need urgent support before the complimentary service becomes available. Please let us know the expected start date for treatment.
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