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Job Opportunity | Orana Arts, Cultural Projects Officer

Are you passionate about Indigenous arts? Do you want to contribute to and support regional creative communities? Orana Arts is seeking applications for a part-time (21 hours a week) Cultural Projects Officer to assist the ATSIA Programs Manager in delivering Aboriginal arts programs across the Orana region. 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

Varuna Residential Fellowships for Writers 2019

Varuna the National Writers’ House invites writers from across Australia to apply for a Varuna Residential Fellowship. A Varuna Residential Fellowship offers writers working across a wide range of literary forms and genres the gift of uninterrupted time to develop a new work in an inspiring environment and a collegial atmosphere. Read more

Artist Update | Mez Breeze Partners with Microsoft, Samsung

In September 2017, Regional Arts NSW profiled Goulburn artist Mez Breeze, following her win of Best Experimental Game at the inaugural Game Design Awards in Dundee, Scotland. Since then, Breeze has continued to prove that living in the regions is no barrier to an international career, through a partnership with Microsoft, Samsung and MasterpieceVR for a VR Influencers Sustainability Initiative. 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

South East NSW Hosts Australia's Newest Aboriginal Festival

In less than three months, on 22 September, South East NSW will host the newest Aboriginal festival in the nation – the inaugural Giiyong Festival, taking place at Jigamy, just north of Eden. Twofold Aboriginal Corporation, Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council and South East Arts are working together to present this one day multi-arts festival. Read more

NSW Leads Change for Female TV Directors

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today joined some of the country’s leading female screen talent to announce #SheDirects, a new initiative to bring more female directors to the forefront of the Australian screen sector. Read more

Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours | Regional NSW Heroes

On the 11 June, the Governor General announced a number of appointments and awards for the Queen's Birthday Honours, including a number of regional NSW heroes. Regional Arts NSW congratulates these recipients and thanks them for their tireless work for the regional arts and cultural sector in NSW. Read more

Australian Artists Invited to Enter the Inaugural Evelyn Chapman Art Award

Perpetual, as Trustee, is pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity for Australian painters. The Evelyn Chapman Art Award provides a $50,000 scholarship for an Australian painter, male or female under the age of 45, to ‘engender the encouragement, development and rewarding of artistic skill, through furthering the training and knowledge and skills of Australian painters.’ Read more