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Arts Northern Rivers Launches A Hub For Creative Exchange



Arts Northern Rivers leads the way once again with the exciting launch of Northern Rivers Creative a new online platform for Northern Rivers-based creatives.


The Northern Rivers Creative Network and Portal already features over 140 artists and is “a place where local practitioners can connect with one another and virtual visitors can explore.”


The region is famously rich in diverse creative industries practitioners including including architects, artists, designers, digital media specialists, fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians, web gurus, writers and more. This new website will share the stories and showcase the work, designs and ideas coming out of this vibrant region.


Rachel Bending, the Communications and Arts Development Officer for Arts Northern Rivers explains that the portal “was created to support and promote the extraordinary number of arts and creative industries based in the region and was one of the key recommendation that came from the Northern Rivers Creative Industries strategy. This online resource was seen as the most effective resource to assist creative industries in the region to establish linkages to local, state, national and international markets.


Arts Northern Rivers are committed to raising the profile of the wealth of talent in the area and will be promoted the site through various social media, print, radio and digital outlets including a weekly newspaper column and a fortnightly segment on ABC North Coast. Northern Rivers Creative is an initiative of Arts Northern Rivers, supported by start-up funding from Arts NSW, Industry and Investment NSW and Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers.


It’s free to list yourself or your business on Northern Rivers Creative and can link directly to your website or blog to increase traffic flow.



To be eligible to create a profile you must:


Take a look at the new site or get busy creating your profile –