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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

Arts Upper Hunter Celebrates 10 years

Regional Arts New South Wales congratulates Arts Upper Hunter on ten years of providing, supporting and promoting art and culture across the Upper Hunter as a part of our network. 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

Creative Partnerships Australia

In February, Arts Minister Simon Crean announced that Fiona Menzies will be CEO of the new single agency to drive a new culture of giving and investment in Australia’s cultural sector. 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

Follow RANSW on Twitter

Join the conversation! For timely updates on events and news from across regional and remote NSW, you should be following us on Twitter. Read more

All Happening on the Western Frontier

Western Riverina Arts is a recent success story for Regional Arts NSW. After several years of lobbying the local councils and the government, Western Riverina Arts was created in 2010 and Dr Greg Pritchard was appointed as the inaugural RADO for our network's newest RAB. Read more