Terms & Conditions

Terms of Sale

Payment to Artists

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


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.


The Torch is proud to maintain 100% of the sale price going directly to the artists. Unlike many other galleries and online stores The Torch does not take a commission on any of the artwork we sell.

For a not for profit organisation this means all Shipping costs are passed onto the buyer.

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

Paintings – unstretched

Paintings that are not stretched can be sent in a postage tube and prices are set for Australian ($70) and International customers ($120).

 Paintings – stretched :

1.   Pick up from The Torch office 

Tuesday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, 46 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda, Victoria. 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.

We can recommend suitable Art Couriers but as a small not for profit organisation, we don’t have the capacity to cover the costs of couriers or organise the delivery. Thanks for your understanding.


Artists Moving artists,  Drasko Boljevic, Tel: 0437 214 402, artistmovingartists@hotmail.com

Transart, Matt and Ben Foster, Tel: 0417 103 494,   info@transartaustralia.com


Pack and Send, Tel: 1300 668 000, www.online.packsend.com.au/personalisedquote

International Art Services, Melbourne office, Tel: 9329 6262, melbourne@iasdas.com.au

Please note our packaging of artworks isn’t suitable for safe transportation with regular courier services.

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


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.