Octapod is grateful for the support of our valued partners, associates and friends who share our vision for a vibrant, diverse and dynamic arts and cultural community for Newcastle and the Lower Hunter Region. We invite you to contact us to discuss ways that we can work together.


Principal Partners

Principal Partners provide substantial financial support to Octapod to enable us to deliver our program.

Octapod receives financial support from the NSW Government through Create NSW, the University of Newcastle and City of Newcastle.

Program Partners

Program Partners provide either financial and/or in kind support and collaborate with us on a programming level. Octapod currently has program partnerships with The Lock-UpWatt Space GalleryNewcastle City Library and Newcastle Art Gallery.

Octapod Associates

We welcome pro-bono skills, advice or other support which will benefit Octapod’s capacity to deliver its quality services to the creative communities of the Hunter. Please contact our Director for more information.


All donations to Octapod’s Cultural Activities Fund are tax deductible and every dollar you donate, works for everyone.  Choose an area of personal interest or speak to the Director on 4021 1605.


Helping to keep arts and culture important

Octopod offers you connections with a vibrant and diverse arts community either as an arts professional or someone who loves the arts. Find out more about Octapod Membership or our Volunteer/Student Placement Program.

Want more information? Want to get involved?

If you would like to support Octapod and share our passion for a thriving and inclusive arts and cultural sector in the Lower Hunter region, contact Christina Robberds, Octapod Director to discuss how you could get involved.


Phone: 02 4021 1605