A mix of global communities supporting creatives at various levels of their career. From local, DIY spaces and collectives to the national bodies supporting the creative industries.

Broads Down Under ︎︎︎


A database of women and non-binary folks working in design down under. 

CreativeMornings ︎︎︎

Lecture Series

Global breakfast lecture series for the creative community. A great place for free coffee, croissants and meeting locals. 

D&AD ︎︎︎


Famous for their pencils, D&AD is a non-profit association supporting the creative industries in more ways than awards. 

Grrrl Zine ︎︎︎

Events & Library

Portable library, publishers, DIY events and workshops from Lu Williams. Contact Lu to add your zine to the library.

Ladies of Leisure ︎︎︎

Workshops & Zines

With a physical space in Melbourne, LOL produce zines, put on workshops and provide tools for people looking to fulfil their passions.

Ladies, Wine & Design ︎︎︎


Global non-profit incentive to support women and non-binary folks in the design industry. There are chapters in cities all over the world hosting meetups, talks, portfolio reviews and events.

The Boys Club ︎︎︎

Workshops and Events

A biased inclusion to this list perhaps. This Berlin-based design collective host group exhibitions, workshops, talks and events for the creative community in Berlin and, very soon, Melbourne.

The Design Kids ︎︎︎

Resources and Events

An amazing resource for making the jump from studying to working in the creative industries. It would be strange if seasoned professionals didn’t gain some insight into their industry here too. Monthly meetups run around the world by local teams.

Never Not Creative ︎︎︎

Resources & Discussion

A community of creatives looking to make the industry a better place. Supporting, inspiring and coming together to create ideas, tools and solutions that improve the wellbeing of everyone in the industry and promote the value of creativity in the world.