Entertainment Assist provides education, preventative assistance and support to Australian entertainment industry participants to reduce the negative effects caused by the risky, itinerant and speculative nature of the industry.

Generous donors like you are the key to our success and make it possible for Entertainment Assist to help people overcome the pitfalls of the Australian Entertainment Industry.

Please donate now to help us:

  • Undertake research regarding the effects of the Australian Entertainment Industry on its workers;
  • Advocate issues with Government and stakeholders;
  • Develop support material to be included and taught within the National CUE03 Entertainment Training Package to be delivered via Registered Training Organisations; 
  • Build resilience by providing education which informs participants on matters such as finance, health and well-being, contract management, re-skilling, up-skilling, etc;
  • Continue distribution of the EA National Support Services Directory wallet card to industry organisations, rehearsal venues, etc. 

Thank you for your support!

Entertainment Assist

Entertainment Assist is a national health promotion charity that raises awareness about mental health and wellbeing in the Australian entertainment industry and advocates for generational change where:
• Industry workers are educated to be aware of their own mental wellbeing,
• Industry workers are educated to support their peers around mental health; and
• Industry employers actively support the mental health and wellbeing of employees.

Entertainment Assist is committed to reducing the shockingly high rates of anxiety, depression, suicide, isolation and other matters associated with working in the Australian entertainment industry.

For mental health in the Australian entertainment industry to be actively and openly addressed.

To promote and facilitate enhancement of mental health and wellbeing in the Australian entertainment industry.

Respect. Compassion. Collaboration.

Entertainment Assist is for everyone working in the Australian performing arts and entertainment industry including performers, support workers, crew and technicians.

By encouraging open conversations in workplaces from concert halls to rehearsal studios and construction workshops, Entertainment Assist supports a resilient industry culture through peer-to-peer, advocacy, education and research.

Entertainment Assist’s advocacy is based on its research, education and training initiatives, identification of appropriate resources and promotion of appropriate mental health practices in performing arts and entertainment industry workplaces. We aim to communicate these resources as widely as possible by working collaboratively with entertainment industry colleagues including our peers, industry associations, membership organisations, individual employers and expert bodies.

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