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Intereach Aboriginal Artwork Commission

Intereach is community-based organisation that has delivered services to the Riverina Murray for over 40 years. Their key objective is to support and develop the wellbeing of young people, families, seniors, Aboriginal people, people living with disabilities and their carers. Read more

Varuna fellowships for writers living in Regional NSW

A NSW LitLink Varuna Fellowship offers writers living in regional NSW a two-week residency at Varuna - The Writers’ House. This prize is awarded each year to one of the five Litlink Fellowship recipients, with the winner being announced at the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival (2-4 August 2013). Read more

Push It! Youth Music Competition + Workshops

The Mid North Coast now has its own online band competition specifically for local young musicians aged 12 to 25 years.  The Youth Website Genwire Artspace run by Arts Mid North Coast, has just launched Push It! an online music competition with accompanying workshops. Read more


Director Paige Rattray and her nimble-limbed trio of actors have attracted acclaim for a while now, since Cut Snake (written by Amelia Evans and Dan Giovannoni) first hit the stage in Victoria. Read more

Birrang > Opportunity for Regional Dancers

RANSW has partnered with Ausdance NSW and Bangarra Dance Theatre in association with NAISDA Dance College, Carriageworks and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School to develop Birrang, a program of opportunities developed for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander dance artists based in NSW. Read more

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. Read more

NAIDOC Poster Competition

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The National NAIDOC Poster Competition is an opportunity for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to have their artwork, based on the National NAIDOC theme, showcased across Australia as part of NAIDOC celebrations. Read more


REGIONAL RESIDENCY Regional Arts NSW has partnered with Artspace Visual Arts Centre to offer a 12-week residency at the end of 2013. Read more

Willoughby Sculpture Prize 2013

CALL FOR ENTRIES Entries now open for the biannual Willoughby Sculpture Prize 2013. The total prize pool has increased to $24,000 and is open to scupltors and installation artists. Read more

Muswellbrook Art Prize 2013

CALL FOR ENTRIES The 42nd Muswellbrook Art Prize is now calling for entries. The total prize pool is $30,000. There are three sections: Section A - Acquisitive Painting Prize $20,000 Section B - Acquisitive Work on Paper Prize $5,000 Section C - Acquisitive Ceramic Prize $5,000 Academic, historian and authoress of Bound to Please: A History of the Victorian Corset (2001 Berg Press, London) Dr Leigh Summers BA (Hons) p. Read more