REGIONAL STAFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
John O’Brien
Email rado@artsupperhunter.com.au
Mobile: 0409382509

 

OFFICE MANAGER
Sandra Reichel
Email admin@artsupperhunter.com.au
Mobile: 0481 166 415

REGIONAL DIRECTORS

CHAIR: Ivan Skaines, Co- opted Member

VICE CHAIR: Robert Booth, Dungog Shire Council
TREASURER: Kim Manwarring, Muswellbrook Shire Council
BOARD MEMBER: Peter Carlin, Co-opted Member
BOARD MEMBER: Danny Thompson, Singleton Council

BOARD MEMBER: Jaccqui Bakewell, Upper Hunter Shire Council

CONTRIBUTING COUNCILS

Upper Hunter Shire

Muswellbrook Shire

Singleton

Dungog Shire

ABORIGINAL ARTS & CULTURE

Aboriginal Population and Language Groups

  • Just over 3,000 Aboriginal people live in the region (approximately 3.3% of the general area population)
  • Highest concentration of Aboriginal people live in Muswellbrook Shire (twice the national average at 4%)
  • Muswellbrook is home to the Wanaruah Local Aboriginal Land Council and the Hunter Valley Aboriginal Corporation
  • Traditionally the lands of the Upper Hunter were where the Kamilaroi, Wanaruah and Wiradjuri people’s lands met. Today the area is predominately Wanaruah.

Aboriginal Arts Organisations

  • Living Country Culture Camp, Wollombi
  • Arwarbukarl Cultural Resource Association
  • Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Keepa Keepa Elders Ungooroo Aboriginal Corporation

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre to reopen with three new exhibitions

The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre will reopen its doors on Saturday 16 October with three new exhibitions on show.

Accessible Marketing & Communications Workshop

Workshops will run for approximately 90 minutes each. Be sure to get your tickets for the November 19th workshop as the October workshop has already sold out!