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NSW Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund


The NSW Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund (ARAF) is calling for applications. Projects can include (but are not limited to) workshops, artist-in-residence programs, exhibitions, arts activities as part of festivals or events, public art, performances and professional development. Projects must commence after June 2013.


Funding Limit:


Applicants must be from the Central Coast, Newcastle or Wollongong and is defined as the areas or regions outside Greater Sydney.

The Fund supports arts projects which celebrate and promote Aboriginal cultural identities in regional NSW. It also aims to promote engagement and awareness of Aboriginal arts, develop the capacity and sustainability of Aboriginal organisations and increase professional and skills development of Aboriginal artists.



Closing date: 18 March 2013

Contact: Liza-Mare Syron (Senior Aboriginal Cultural Development Officer)


Tel: 02) 8218 2213

Free call: 1800 358 594 (within NSW)

For more information please visit the Arts NSW website or click here


Image by Aroha Groves, Oolong House Project in Nowra (2012)