Campus and Facilities


The NAISDA campus is on Darkinjung Land and is situated within the open, green space of Mount Penang Parklands in Kariong on the Central Coast of New South Wales.

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In 2019 NAISDA opened Nhangara Barayi, a unique, purpose-specific outdoor dancing ground and living learning space within the grounds of the NAISDA campus. This provides a culturally-welcoming space for dance and cultural knowledge classes as well as a venue for workshops and performances.

Further information about NAISDA Training facilities can be found here.

College Accommodation

The NAISDA precinct includes cottages within walking distance to the College. These are provided for over-18 Developing Artists undertaking full time study.

NAISDA can assist Practising Artists with the provision or accessing of accommodation following discussion with the Advanced Diploma Course Coordinators.

Click here for more information.

Homestay Program

The NAISDA Homestay Program provides accommodation for Developing Artists under eighteen and those who may require additional support to complete their studies. Click here for more information.


If you are offered a place at NAISDA and meet eligibility, the ABSTUDY program can cover, or assist with, study fees, travel during studies at NAISDA as well as accommodation and living expenses. For further information click here.