Make It Real ToolKit

Welcome Artists and Art Centres

The Make It Real ToolKit outlines each step of the product making process and is designed to support artists and art centres around the country to confidently make new products whilst making sure their Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) is protected. 

The downloadable resources cover a range of topics including ICIP, copyright, licensing, manufacturing, supply chains, packaging and labelling, warehouse and storage.

The resources are categorised into three distinct types: customisable templates, practical checklists and informative fact sheets and reports. You can easily identify the resource type through these symbols:



Fact sheet or report

This is an ongoing project, and we’re committed to keeping you informed with updates direct to your inbox as resources are released or revised.

Should you encounter any challenges or have questions while navigating the ToolKit, our Make It Real Projects Coordinator is here to assist you. Feel free to reach out for support via email or call (08) 9200 6248. 

Resources and Publications

Product Licensing Kit

Coming Soon!

Stage 2 Consultation Report

Coming Soon!

ICIP Questionnaire Template

Coming Soon!

What Should the Artist be Paid

Coming Soon!

Copyright Permission to Develop Merchandise Template

Coming Soon!

Manufacturer’s Terms and Conditions Checklist

Coming Soon!

Storage and Warehousing Terms and Conditions Checklist

Coming Soon!


Using Artist Copyright to Make Merchandise

Coming Soon!

Art Centre Protocol for Product Licensing Template

Coming Soon!


The resources in this Toolkit have been compiled using a range of materials and while care has been taken in their compilation, AACHWA and the project team accept no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information or content. Where the resource is a template, it is your responsibility to check that it is appropriate to your particular circumstances and adapt it accordingly. You can seek advice either from AACHWA or the Arts Law Centre of Australia as to its suitability to your circumstances.