Younion is a trade union that represents employees and freelancers in the arts, media, education and sports sectors.
IG Freie Theaterarbeit is a national interest group representing artists active on the independent scene. It is headquartered in Vienna and offers advice on questions concerning social insurance, copyright law, public subsidies, project organisation, book-keeping and legal issues relating to the legislation governing associations and performances, as well as tax law. Its services are free of charge for members. The IG Freie Theaterarbeit also publishes the magazine GIFT, which appears four times a year. It is intended as a medium for news and an open discussion platform for theater and dance professionals.
The Austrian national member association of ASSITEJ (Association Internationale du Théâtre pour L’Enfance et la Jeunesse/International Association of Theater for Children and Young People) serves as a platform dedicated to performing arts for young audiences; it serves as an interface among and between artists, producers, audiences, venues and organisers, policy-makers and the media.