Terms & Conditions

Terms of Sale

Payment to Artists

Artists receive 100% of the sale price of each artwork.

Currency

All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.

Duties and Taxes

The Torch sells artwork on behalf of the artists in our program. Therefore, artworks sold are Goods and Services Tax (GST) exempt. When shipping paintings overseas, the purchaser is liable for any duties or taxes payable specific to the country of import.

Payment Methods

The Torch accepts the following:

Credit cards – Visa, MasterCard and AMEX . Credit cards incur a 1.75% + 30 cents (2.9% + 30 cents for international cards) credit card transaction fee.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) -Direct bank transfer, please refer to your invoice for the details. Ensure that the payment description includes your name and invoice number.

Shipping

Shipping costs are calculated based on the type of item ordered and the destination.

Paintings

Unstretched paintings – sent in a postage tube and prices are set for Australian ($70) and International customers ($120).

Stretched Paintings (ready to hang) options are:

1.   Collect from The Torch office, 46 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda, Victoria.

Tuesday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm. Appointments for collecting artwork need to be confirmed with the artcoordinator@thetorch.org.au or Tel. (03) 9042 1236.

2.   Art Courier at the Buyer’s expense. The Buyer is responsible for organising an art courier. The Torch will recommend local and interstate art courier services. Please note artworks are not packaged suitable for safe transportation with regular courier services.

Artwork can be picked up or shipped once payment has been confirmed.

Copyright

The Torch respects the intellectual property rights of our Indigenous artists.

It is illegal under Australian copyright law to reproduce images or text without permission of the copyright owner.

Copyright of the artworks and the associated stories shown on this website remain with the artist.

Artworks may be viewed and downloaded only for the purposes of buyer browsing. Users are permitted to reproduce a single copy for personal or educational purposes. Users may not make additional copies or distribute or upload copies of artwork from this website without written permission from The Torch.

The Torch manages copyright and licensing of artworks made through The Torch program, refer to our page on Licensing for more information on this.

All textual content and photographs on this website are copyright of The Torch unless otherwise stated.