This substantial Work Guide by Arts Victoria in conjunction with VicHealth and Victorian community arts network, Castanet. is the first of its kind in Australia. It provides a step-by-step guide that navigates the complexities of embarking on community arts projects. It provides expert and practical advice from the perspective of both the artists and communities who aspire to establish projects in their local area. Topics covered include: Developing the project, Managing the project, Managing people, managing Budgets and resources, Managing Events and Completing the project.