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Byron Bay Guitar Festival Adds to 2018 Line Up

The Byron Bay Guitar Festival (BBGF) is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its second year. The brand new local festival is impressing audience and industry alike with its two-day line up. Read more

NSW Government Announces $1.6 Million to Digitise Regional Collections

The NSW Government has announced almost $1.6 million in funding to assist regional arts, screen and culture organisations to digitise priceless collections and develop a state-wide regional digitisation strategy. NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Arts Don Harwin have announced investment into 11 projects under the Regional Cultural Fund (RCF) to make it easier for museum, art and other culturally important collections to be explored and enjoyed. Read more

Artstate Bathurst 2018 Unveils Festival Program

Today at the Australian Museum, Regional Arts NSW announced the program for Artstate Bathurst, a four-day event that will bring an expected 200 arts delegates to the city from 1st to 4th November 2018. Artstate is a four-year program presented by Regional Arts NSW which aims to shine a light on excellence in regional arts practice and to explore the exciting possibilities for arts and cultural development across the state. Read more

Bello Winter Music 2018 Wraps Up a Sell-Out Success

In its fourth outing, Bello Winter Music (12-15 July) was once again a sell-out success that saw thousands of patrons fill the halls, cafes, clubs and streets of the picturesque Mid North Coast town of Bellingen. Thirteen different venues within the town played host to a diverse line-up of more than 80 international, national and local musicians. Read more

Registrations Now Open for the 10th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference

Registrations are now open for the 10th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference, presented by the Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH), to be held from 12-15 November 2018 at the Sails Hotel, Port Macquarie. The Art Gallery of NSW continues its conference partnership with ACAH in 2018, with AGNSW artist educators presenting arts for health art-making workshops at the conference. Read more

Screenworks | Wanted: Fearless Seniors to Feature in Films

Screenworks and Feros Care are searching for 10 people aged 75 or over to be featured in a series of short documentary films as part of a new innovative project called FEARLESS. Each of the selected seniors will have the chance to learn new skills and will receive a writer/director credit for a film. Read more

Four Winds Community Contributes $73,000 to Mayoral Fire Appeal

David Francis, Executive Director of Four Winds in Barragga Bay, today presented a cheque to Bega Valley Shire Council Mayor Kristy McBain for the Tathra Fire Fund. The Four Winds community attending the 2018 Four Winds Easter Festival responded to an appeal to donate funds to support those affected by the Tathra Fire, and the total raised is just over $73,000. Read more

Screenworks and Australians in Film Form International Partnership to Bolster Australian Regional Screen Industry

Regional screen industry organisation Screenworks and Los Angeles-based Australians In Film (AiF) have formed an exciting partnership that will connect screen writers and content creators living in regional, rural and remote Australia with Hollywood and for AiF members to connect with regional screen creatives and stories to bolster the regional screen industry in Australia. Read more