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Artist Profile: Siv Parker - Twitter fiction writer

Breaking news: Siv has been chosen as one of three writers to take her blog, on dusk, into book form through the 'Blurb Blog to Book' challenge. 'I'm sure my success is partly due to tips I was able to get on tidying my blog format, honing my publishing pitch and writing in general from the Emerging Writers' Festival I was able to attend thanks to the RAF Quick Response Grant.' Read more

Artist Profile: Rochelle Summerfield

Exploring transformation, wonder and humour Grafton based artist, Rochelle Summerfield, has received an encouragement award in the highly coveted Windmill Trust Scholarship. Read more

SouthWinds - The Mystery of the Mistral

Award winning film director and photographer, Paul Harmon and his author wife, Sylvia Johnson, returned to Sydney about a year ago from Sablet, a small wine making village in the Provence region of France. Read more

The Lake Cargelligo hip hop track is finally out!

The Lake Cargelligo hip hop track is finally out! Arts OutWest has been working with Desert Pea Media for many years. Desert Pea Media heads into communities, makes connections, spends the time to talk to elders and gets talking to young people. Read more

Artist in Profile | Frances Rings

Frances Rings is an Aboriginal dancer and the resident choreographer at Bangarra Dance Theatre. Last year she took part in Birrang, an initiative for NSW-based dance artists. Read more

Murray Arts Bombed the Holbrook Sub!

Yes, folks, they did it. After a magical mystery tour of spruiking, gathering, stitching and celebration, and contributions from around the world, the 90 metre Holbrook submarine was officially yarnbombed this month. Read more

Is Holbrook's Yellow Submarine the World's Biggest Yarn Bomb?

As we live a life of ease  Everyone of us has all we need Sky of blue and sea of green  In our yellow submarine!   (The Beatles, Yellow Submarine) Scottish submarine, the HMAS Otway, has been parked in Holbrook since 1994 as a monument to the Victoria Cross submariner who the NSW town was named after. Read more


The NSW Government will provide $65,000 to discover, support and nurture the careers of Aboriginal musicians across New South Wales. Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, said the new project will be developed by APRA AMCOS for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander songwriters and musicians in NSW. Read more

Day in the Life of a Dingo Sculptor

Hamish Dunlop spends a frenzied 24 hours installing a pack of dingoes for the opening of the Equinox Solar Art Exhibition in Broken Hill. Story courtesy of Jenia Ratcliffe from ABC Open. Read more