News & Opportunities 2011

  • Posted on: Friday, 02 December 2011 

    AACHWA Support Officer position available

    The Aboriginal Art Centre Hub Western Australia (AACHWA) is a peak body for Aboriginal art centres in Western Australia. AACHWA's role is to support the development and growth of art centres, provide professional development opportunities and coordinate services and resources.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Name changes to the Office for the Arts funding programs – funding round open

    This year there is a new single set of guidelines for the Office for the Arts (OFTA) three funding categories: Indigenous culture, languages and visual arts. Along with the new guidelines, the names for Indigenous languages and visual arts funding have been simplified to more clearly state what OFTA supports.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Viscopy and Copyright Agency to Merge Service Operations

    A planned services agreement between two of Australia's prominent rights management agencies, Copyright Agency and Viscopy, will see artists receive additional income, cut red tape and administrative fees and make it easier for organisations and businesses to license copyright material.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Mid West Art Prize 2012

    Applications for the $45,000 non-acquisitive prize are open. The prize is open to all Western Australian artists and is for new works. Submissions details are available on the entry form.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Art Prizes Australia Survey Results

    The results of a survey undertaken by Art Prizes Australia in November have now been released.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Warakurna Artists Christmas Sale

    Beautiful artworks have been made by the artists of Warakurna and Wanarn especially for Christmas and will be on sale online.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    2012 Regional Arts Australia National Conference – Call for Presentations and Workshops

    The call for participation is now open for the 2012 Regional Arts Australia National Conference, hosted by Country Arts SA.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    The Mandorla Art Award 2012 – entries open

    The Mandorla Art Award for contemporary religious art is Australia's most significant thematic Christian art prize, attracting some of the country's finest artists since its 1985 inception.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Save the date: Philanthropy Australia Conference 2012

    Philanthropy Australia is pleased to announce that our next biennial conference's current working theme is Improving Civil Society; which will be refined as the programme is confirmed.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Would Your Organisation Benefit From Arts Administration Training?

    As arts based organisations become an integral part of our community, more pressure is placed on them to become a professional entity and business that looks to consumers, government and sponsors for support.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    PlaceStories Coverage of the National Cultural Policy Forum

    On 13th of October the Key Producer Network hosted a Forum at the Sydney Opera House to discuss the new National Cultural Policy. The forum was part of the larger national consultation.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Creative Industries Career Fund

    As part of the Cultural Fund the Copyright Agency allocates $150,000 a year to support individual Australian creators and those in the creative industries who wish to develop skills and take their careers to the next level.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    $99,909 Allocated to Regional Arts Projects Across WA

    Honorable Simon Crean MP, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development, Local Government and Minister for the Arts, today announced almost $100,000 of the Regional Arts Fund to be committed to regional Western Australian arts projects on behalf of the Australian Government.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 01 December 2011 

    Albany Public Library Has Display Space Available For Artists

    The Library has a large slat-wall foyer area for paintings, photographs and larger works, as well as a secure glass cabinet for smaller exhibits such as ceramics, jewellery or glass.

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  • Posted on: Monday, 28 November 2011 

    Indigenous Art Centre Alliance Manager position available

    The Indigenous Art Centre Alliance (IACA) is a new coalition of far north Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Craft Centres. They are now seeking an inaugural manager.

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  • Posted on: Friday, 11 November 2011 

    Wirnda Barna Artists - Art Centre Manager Position

    Wirnda Barna Artists requires a highly skilled and energetic Art Centre Manager capable of maintaining and developing its reputation while supporting the cultural, social and artistic priorities of local Aboriginal people.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Minister highlights the importance of Indigenous Art Centres at the World Summit on Arts and Culture

    The Honourable Simon Crean MP Minister for the Arts recognised the contribution that Indigenous artwork is making to the global art space in his opening speech for the World Summit on Arts and Culture in Melbourne.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Resale royalty e-news from Copyright Agency Limited

    Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) are now sending out a dedicated resale royalty e-news. This publication will keep you informed on how the resale royalty scheme is performing and provide some interesting facts.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Strengthening Support for Indigenous Culture

    The Australian Government has strengthened support for Indigenous culture by streamlining the funding process and launching a new Indigenous Repatriation Policy, Arts Minister Simon Crean announced today.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Funding forum for culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities

    The Department of Local Government Office of Multicultural Interests invites you to obtain information about State Government funding opportunities and discuss your projects with State Government funding bodies.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    The WetlandCare Australia National Art and Photography Competition

    The WetlandCare Australia National Art and Photography Competition, to celebrate World Wetlands Day, is on again for its 5th year.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    National Rural Health Alliance Art Competition

    The National Rural Health Alliance has recently partnered with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) in a joint project – an art competition for the front cover of AIHW’s publication Australia’s health 2010.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Emerging Curators Program - Department of Culture and the Arts

    The Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) offers funding that allows emerging curators to undertake high quality professional development by gaining direct experience in a major interstate or international institution or significant event.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Youth Activities Grants - Department of Communities

    The Department of Communities offers funding of up to $5,000 each is offered for community organisations to develop projects that encourage young people to get involved in innovative and challenging community projects and activities.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Mowanjum Artists: Paintings and Prints

    Mowanjum Artists comprise the Worrorra, Wunumbul and Ngarinyin people of the North West Kimberley.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Janet Holmes À Court Artists' Grant & The Eckersleys Art Materials Prize For NAVA Members

    The Janet Holmes à Court Artists' Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to professional artists for the public presentation of their work.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    City of Vincent Artist in Residence Program

    The City of Vincent is calling for artists to express interest in conducting a four to six week residency for 2012.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Craft Australia Defunded by the Australia Council

    The Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council has announced that it will defund Craft Australia, the national peak organisation for the craft and design sector.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Chartered Secretaries Australia launch NFP Governance Initiative

    Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has launched a new Not-for-Profit Governance Initiative to “improve standards and efficiency within the sector and empower organisations to operate successfully in today’s business environment”.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Directions in Copyright Reform in Australia

    The Copyright Council Expert Group presented its views on reform to a full-house gathered for the 2011 Copyright Symposium, at the Australian Maritime Museum in Sydney on 13 and 14 October.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Yiwarra Kuju: the Canning Stock Route

    The record-breaking exhibition of art and new media, Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route has returned to Western Australia as the cultural backdrop to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Studio and Arts Coordinator - Mangkaja Arts

    Mangkaja Arts is seeking an experienced Studio & Arts Coordinator. The role is ideally suited to an arts technician/practitioner/art teacher seeking to work in a dynamic role in an Aboriginal community.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Gija Total Health Coordinator

    The Gija Total Health (GTH) Coordinator works with the indigenous community of Warmun, on the Great Northern Highway, 200kms south of Kununurra in the East Kimberley.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Martumili Artists Christmas Sale

    Martumili Artists values the support of the Newman community and thanks you for purchasuing Martu art from our Art Centre and invite you to join them to celebrate the end of another great year.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Spinifex Exhibition at Japingka Gallery

    Spinifex Artists present their most recent paintings, in a process that continues the journey of countrymen revisiting and reconnecting with traditional Pitjantjatjara lands.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Martumili Artists Sundowner: Living Water Contemporary Art of the Far Western Desert

    Judith Ryan, Senior Curator of Aboriginal Art, National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), will talk about the NGV’s collection of far Western Desert Art which includes a significant collection of works from Martu artists.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 01 November 2011 

    Martumili and Spinifex Arts Project Artists meet Her Majesty The Queen

    Martumili Artists Jakayu Biljabu, Rosie Williams and Multatingki Marney and Spinifex Arts Project artists Anne Hogan and Debbie Hansen were given the honour and privilege of meeting Her Majesty The Queen on her recent visit to Melbourne.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 11 January 2011 

    Fixed Term position for Indigenous Arts Worker

    The Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) has just announced an exciting opportunity for an Indigenous arts worker to undertake a fixed term position as the Coordinator, National Indigenous Photo-Media Forum: for Photographers and Media Artists.

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  • Posted on: Friday, 23 September 2011 

    Wirnda Barna Artists - Art Centre Manager Position

    Wirnda Barna Artists requires a highly skilled and energetic Art Centre Manager capable of maintaining and developing its reputation while supporting the cultural, social and artistic priorities of local Aboriginal people.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    Solid Arts Survey

    The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts which provides free/low cost legal advice to artists and arts organisations throughout the country.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    Warmun Art Centre seeking Support Manager & Arts and Business Manager

    Warmun Art Centre is one of Australia’s leading Indigenous owned art centres, managing a purpose built gallery and artists’ studio, outreaching exhibition program and cultural projects. Warmun artists are seeking two caring and experienced professionals to manage this highly successful enterprise.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    2012 City of Albany Art Prize – Call for entries

    Artists throughout Australia are invited to enter this prestigious national prize for paintings. The major acquisitive prize is $25,000, plus up to 4 weeks studio time in Albany on WA's scenic south coast, with $2,500 for expenses.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    Lotterywest Gives Art Gallery Space to Play

    Culture and the Arts Minister John Day today presented a Lotterywest cheque for $36,162 to Friends of the Art Gallery of WA for activities focused around Princely Treasures: European Masterpieces 1600 - 1800 from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    Communicating Big Ideas: Connecting the Arts - Workshop registrations now open

    This workshop is designed to promote member organisations of the Council for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) as well as professionals in Western Australia who have an interest in a wide range of art practices including design and craft, visual and performing arts.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    AbaF Toyota Community Award

    Congratulations to FORM, BHP Billiton Iron Ore and Freehills for receiving the Australian Business and the Arts Foundation Toyota Community Award for their partnership on The Canning Stock Route Project.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 

    CHOGM Festival

    Culture and the Arts Minister John Day today launched the program of outdoor concerts, world-class exhibitions, art, films, street theatre, and more than 70 free activities that will transform the city as part of the Commonwealth Festival Perth.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Indigenous Leadership Fellowship

    The Indigenous Arts Leadership program provides an opportunity for up to 10 Indigenous Australians to travel to the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra and learn about the visual arts and museum sector over 10 days.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    National Cultural Policy - Release of Discussion Paper

    The development of a new National Cultural Policy for Australia – the first in nearly 20 years – is underway, and you will have the chance to contribute over the coming months.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    DCA Indigenous Arts Grants

    The Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) Indigenous Arts category has grants open for Development as well as Marketing & Distribution.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Advanced Grant Writing Seminar

    The Australian Institute of Community Practice and Governance is holding an Advanced Grant Writing Seminar for participants that have some experience in grant writing.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    $1.1 million joint funding package between Commonwealth and South Australian Governments to support art in APY lands

    Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Social Inclusion, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Sustainability and Climate Change Federal Arts Minister Simon Crean and South Australian Premier Mike Rann today announced $1.1 million to strengthen Indigenous art centres of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, in the remote north of South Australia.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards

    The Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards, the richest Indigenous arts prize in the country, is a national award founded in 2008 to celebrate the breadth, diversity and excellence of art from all corners of Indigenous Australia.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Connect with Business Workshop

    Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) is presenting this full day workshop which is designed to improve the knowledge and capacity of arts managers to form strategic and long lasting partnerships with business.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    The Deadly Awards

    Voting for the 2011 Deadly Awards is open now! The purpose of the Deadly Awards is to recognise the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to their community and to Australian society.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Lotterywest Grants Team Visit

    Lotterywest are currently planning a regional trip to the Gascoyne region focusing on Carnarvon and Exmouth to raise awareness of Lotterywest grants and meet with grant applicants, recipients and other community stakeholders.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Western Australian Environmental Art Awards – call for entries

    The Conservation Council of WA has opened its inaugural 2011 Western Australian Environmental Art Awards (WAEAA), which will be the first art award in WA, if not nationally, with a primary environmental focus.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Australia Council Coming to Broome, Fitzroy Valley and Perth

    Are you an Indigenous artist or an organisation in Western Australia and would like to know more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts funding?

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Woodside Better Business: Knowing your brand

    Brand is an extremely important consideration when looking for corporate partners. Find out how to establish your organisation's brand values and how to embed them in your external communications in this half day workshop.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    CAN WA’s Catalyst Grant – closing soon

    Do you have a community arts project that needs funding? The next round of Community Arts Network WA's Catalyst Community Art Fund closes soon.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Canning Stock Route exhibition comes to Perth for CHOGM

    The Hon. John Day MLA has announced that the Canning Stock Route exhibition will be travelling to Perth for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in October this year.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Understanding the Creative Workforce: A Study of Artists and Arts Practice

    Research is being conducted by Curtin University in partnership with Vancouver's Simon Fraser University to help to bridge the gap between artists and policy makers by developing a clearer understanding of artists' work and their critical role in society. All artists and arts workers are encouraged to participate.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Western Australian Awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at NAIDOC

    The Lifetime Achievement Award went to 104 year old Ned Cheedy from Western Australia for his tireless commitment to caring for Yindjibarndi law, country, culture, language and the future of the Yindjibarndi people.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Hedland Art Awards 2011

    The Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery opened yet another Hedland Art Awards exhibition on 26 August celebrating the cultural growth of the Pilbara region.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Art Gallery of WA Reaches Fund Raising Target

    The TomorrowFund, launched in 2008 to transform the State Art Collection through the acquisition of works of contemporary art, has reached its designated target, receiving pledges totalling $25million.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011 

    Film Trainer / Coordinator - Ngaanyatjarra Media

    Ngaanyatjarra Media has a unique opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and self-motivated Film Trainer/Coordinator to work with Indigenous people in a community cultural development context.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Support for Up-And-Coming Indigenous Researchers

    The Australian Government is providing up to $800,000 a year over four years, through the Australian Research Council, to establish and support the new network, which will build the capacity and leadership of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Survey on Philanthropy for Indigenous Causes

    The research team at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies is undertaking a survey to deepen the understanding of philanthropy for Indigenous causes. This is the fourth phase of research into Indigenous cause philanthropy and builds on in-depth interviews with grantmakers, grantseekers, and government.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    ICS, MILR and NACIS Funding Recipients Announced

    Arts Minister Simon Crean has announced funding of $47.1 million to support Indigenous arts, culture and languages projects across Australia in 2011-12.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Cossack Art Award – Judges Announced

    Antonia Syme and Janet Holmes a Court have been selected as the Cossack Art Award judging panel for 2011.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Art Centre Manager Position Available at Tjarlirli Arts

    Change your life. Manage in the desert. Work for an Aboriginal community based arts organisation.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Indigenous Community Stories Initiative (ICS) – ScreenWest and Film and Television Institute

    ScreenWest in partnership with the Film and Television Institute (FTI) is calling for applications from Indigenous communities who are interested in recording, preserving and archiving the stories, accomplishments and reflections of their community members.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize is - Open for Entries

    Australia’s first and only national prize for sculptures up to 80cm in any dimension is offering a total of $13,000 prize money.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Aesthetica Creative Works Competition

    The Aesthetica Creative Works Competition is internationally recognised for identifying new artists and writers and bringing them to international attention.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Young People and the Arts Fellowships – DCA

    Are you an emerging artist or artsworker, who has been active in your chosen profession for at least three years, and are now interested in taking your practice to the next level?

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Art Retreat

    This art retreat offers inspiring creative workshops with expert artistic guidance, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the beautiful and remote landscape of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Western Australian Museum Hosts a British Art Exhibition for CHOGM

    As part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2011 cultural program, the Western Australian Museum will host a special British art exhibition never before seen in Australia.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Artlink Indigenous: A Bumber Issue

    Artlink Indigenous: Beauty and Terror 2011 follows in the footsteps of the groundbreaking blak on blak issue of 2010 with abundant images, incisive profiles of contemporary Indigenous artists, sharp analysis of exhibitions of Aboriginal art in Australia and overseas, and cutting edge polemics on the politics of Aboriginal art.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Portal to Indigenous Media and the Arts in Australia

    Thousands of artists, musicians, actors and other arts/media practitioners can now be found profiled on The Black Book website which is a virtual showcase of Indigenous talent and achievement in Australia.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Warmun Art Centre Flooding Update

    After enduring flooding, the Warmun Art Centre has their online gallery up and running.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Making a Difference: Aboriginal Tourism Strategy 2011-2015

    The Making a Difference: Aboriginal Tourism Strategy for Western Australia, 2011-2015 has been released by the Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism, Dr Kim Hames MLA and the Chairperson of the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC), Mr Neville Poelina.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) – Money for Visual Artists 10th Edition

    NAVA’s 10th edition of Money for Visual Artists is on sale now. This resource is an essential guide to awards, prizes and professional development opportunities for Australian visual artists, craftspeople and designers.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Audiences Go Online to Connect with the Arts

    Connecting:// arts audiences online, new research released today by the Australia Council for the Arts, demonstrates the use of online media at each stage of the audience journey – from the point of first becoming aware of an the event, to attendance through to sharing their experience afterwards.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Advisory Council Reinforces Labor's Regional Commitment

    Regional communities will have even stronger backing at the highest level of government with the appointment of a Ministerial Advisory Council on Regional Australia.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Recipients of the Regional Arts Fund Announced

    The Office for the Arts has announced that 71 arts projects across Australia will be supported through the Regional Arts Fund commencing from 1 July 2011.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 

    Survey on the Not for Profit Sector

    Our Community are conducting a survey into the key issues and challenges facing the not for profit sector on behalf of Westpac.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 07 June 2011 

    Aboriginal Art Centre Manager Position Available at Wirnda Barna Artists

    Make your mark in the Mid West! Wirnda Barna Artists are seeking an Aboriginal Art Centre Manager.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Creative Networks Fund – Open for Expressions of Interest

    The Creative Networks Fund is designed to support local regional government authorities (LGA's) to develop their capacity to use art and culture to improve the lives of their citizens.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Community Engagement and Cultural Planning Course (CECP)

    The dates for Community Arts Network WA’s 2011 Community Engagement and Cultural Planning (CECP) course have been announced.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair – Call for Entries

    The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) Steering Committee have put out an invitation for Art Centres to register for their important industry and showcasing event.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    $10 million in New Funding for Young and Emerging Artists

    The Gillard Government has delivered on its election commitment to provide $10 million over five years in new support for young and emerging artists. This new program provides funding for the creation of new Australian work across all art forms and will assist artists to build more sustainable careers.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award - Call for Entries

    The 2011 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is open to living artists working within Australia. Individuals are invited to enter one print or artist’s book using any printing process.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Funding for Flood-Damaged Warmun Arts Centre

    The Federal Government recently announced support for the Warmun Art Centre in WA which was badly damaged by recent flooding.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    WA Indigenous Art Awards Finalists Chosen

    The Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards, the richest Indigenous arts prize in the country, have announced the 16 finalists who will each be invited to place a body of work into competition for a share in prizes totalling $65,000.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Indigenous Arts - Development

    The WA Department for Culture and the Arts Indigenous Arts Grant Program is open to Indigenous arts activity in all art form areas (excluding film, television and radio). The Program supports Indigenous Cultural maintenance and the professional development of Indigenous artists in WA.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2011 

    Flinders University and Ananguku Arts and Palya Foundation Scholarship

    The Flinders University Faculty of Health Sciences, Social Health Sciences Unit in conjunction with Ananguku Arts and the Palya Foundation is offering a three year PHD scholarship to investigate the health promoting capacity of art centres in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yangkunytjatjara Lands.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 12 May 2011 

    Aboriginal Arts and Culture Trainee Position Available

    CAN WA is looking to employ an Aboriginal Arts and Culture trainee to assist in the development of arts and culture programs, in consultation with the community, in the Eastern Wheatbelt.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 05 May 2011 

    Mungart Boodja Art Centre - Manager Position Available

    A unique opportunity to work with Aboriginal artists in the beautiful coastal region of South Western Australia. If you have a head for business and a heart for art, Mungart Boodja Art centre is looking for you.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 21 April 2011 

    Visual Arts Development: Artist Camp

    FORM, with the support of BHP Billiton Iron Ore is holding a weekend-long Artist’s Camp featuring a range of painting and drawing workshops.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 19 April 2011 

    Viscopy Indigenous Artists’ Program

    Viscopy will deliver an education for artists, students and arts organisations throughout Australia which aims to promote awareness of the importance of copyright, the role and functions of collecting societies and the services provided by Viscopy.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Riseborough Art Gallery – Call for Exhibition Proposals

    Riseborough Art Gallery sits above the cellar of the Riseborough Estate winery in Gingin. It is a contemporary Art space that welcomes all forms of Art.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Hedland Art Awards 2011 – Call for Entries

    The Hedland Art Awards are calling for entries with prizes for Most Outstanding Work, Best Work by an Indigenous Artist, People’s Choice Award and more. Prizes will range from $500 to $20,000.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Your Art Prizes Website

    As well as checking out the Aboriginal Art Centre Hub's Info Calendar , you can find information about art prizes at the Your Art Prizes website

  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Lease of Jarman Room/Cossack Art Studio

    The Shire of Roebourne is now calling for expressions of interest from community and cultural groups and or a commercial operator to lease the Jarman Rooms, known as the Cossack Art Studio.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Cliftons Art Prize 2011 – Call for Entries

    Training and event facilities provider Cliftons has launched its Art Prize, and is seeking entries from emerging artists.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    National NAIDOC Awards 2011 – Closing Soon

    NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. If you know someone in your community who deserves to be recognised for their contribution and achievements, then nominate them for a 2011 National NAIDOC Award.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    City of Wanneroo Art Awards 2011 – Call for Entries

    The 10th annual City of Wanneroo Art Awards are now open for entries in the categories of Painting, Sculpture and Works on Paper.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    The Sydney Fringe 2011 – Call for Submissions

    The Sydney Fringe is now open for 2011 submissions. If you have a show you think has legs - existing or new; or an interesting or quirky idea; or a just plain crazy idea, across the range of the performing, digital and visual arts then The Sydney Fringe wants to hear about it.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Open Your Eyes – 2011 State Regional Arts Conference

    The State Regional Arts Conference (SRAC) is WA’s premier regional arts event. Presented by Country Arts WA, in 2011 it is titled Open Your Eyes, and will offer participants the opportunity to share experiences, debate, build artistic and business skills and develop networks.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Travel Assistance for Professional Artists and Arts workers to Attend Open Your Eyes

    Regionally based professional artists and Arts workers can apply through the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) for up to $1,500 in funding to attend the 2011 State Regional Arts Conference in Geraldton.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Travel Assistance for Regionally based Volunteers to Attend Open Your Eyes

    Funding has been made available from Lotterywest to assist volunteers from regional WA with travel costs and accommodation up to $1,000.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Australia Council & AbaF Young and Emerging Artists Award 2011 – Call for Entries

    Do you have a partnership that helps build skills and opportunities for young and emerging artists? Nominations are now open for the 2011 AbaF Awards, honouring relationships between the arts and private sectors in Australia.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Regional Development Australia Fund – Call for Applications

    Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) aims to provide grants to support the infrastructure needs and economic growth of Australia’s regions.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    DCA Arts Development Grants - Call for Applications

    Arts Development applications to the Department of Culture and the Arts are open for activity commencing after 1 December 2011.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Cossack Art Award 2011 – Call for Entries

    Entries are now open for the 2011 Cossack Art Award. The Award is open to established and emerging artists.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Perth Royal Show – Open Art Prize 2011

    This year's Open Art prize has had an increase in prize money.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture – Call for Entries

    The prestigious City of Perth Black Swan Prize is Australia’s third richest non-digital portrait prize, creating a showcase of both emerging and established artists.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Australia Council - Skills and Arts Development Grants

    Skills and Arts Development grants are open to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and arts organisations to develop ideas and skills, not necessarily with a public outcome.

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  • Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 

    Wanneroo Exhibition Centre – Exhibition Space Available

    Applications are now open for exhibition proposals from artists, groups and curators for the exhibitions spaces at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 13 April 2011 

    Artsource Talks – Public Art: Working with Indigenous Cultural Material

    This session delivered by Artsource is ideal for public artists, community artists as well as those working in urban planning, development and local government, this discussion forum will present three case studies of successful art projects produced in an Indigenous context.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Foresight - Artsource Professional Development Program

    Eliza Roberts and Lesley Alway from Asialink will provide information about their residency programme for free.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    6x6 Artists in Residence - Artsource Professional Development Program

    Six sessions of six minutes each where artists will talk about their recent residency experiences.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    The Sunshine Coast Art Prize

    The Sunshine Coast Art Prize is open for applications until 31 March 2011. The exhibition will take place between 6 July – 11 September 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Free Range – Call for Exhibition Proposals

    Free Range welcomes proposals from practicing artists and curators working in any medium for solo or group shows, performances, and projects.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Arthur Guy Painting Prize Winner

    Painter Tim Johnson has been awarded the $50,000 Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, a biennial open painting prize awarded by Bendigo Art Gallery.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    City of Perth Artwork Commission Winner

    Painter Gregory Pryor is the first artist to be awarded the inaugural City of Perth Artwork Commission.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Blacktown City Art Prize 2011

    Artists are invited to submit artworks for selection and judging for the Blacktown City Art Prize. Entry forms will be available from 31 May 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Kenilworth Art Prize

    The Kenilworth Art Prize is open to artists Nationwide with any subject and any medium are eligible. Applications close on 15 July 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Australian Copyright Council Seminars

    The Australian Copyright Council will be facilitating seminars designed for both users and creators of copyright works.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Advanced Grant Writing Workshop

    The Advanced Grant Writing Seminar is an invaluable course for anybody who has a good grounding in grant application writing, but would like to develop their skills and knowledge further.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Heathcoate Museum & Gallery - Call for Proposals

    Now calling for exhibition proposals for the 2012 program from artists Nationwide. Proposals due on 30 April 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Travelling Regional Gallery Scholarship 2011

    Applications for the Travelling Regional Gallery Scholarship are due on 31 March 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 

    Job Opportunity at Warlayirti Artists

    Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation in Balgo is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to carry out the position of Producer - Production, Sales and Marketing.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Castaways Sculpture Awards 2011

    The unique outdoor exhibition which showcases works from established and emerging artists who outstanding art pieces using recycled materials.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Certificate IV in Visual Art and Design - Kidogo Art Institute

    Kidogo Art Institute is now offering a Certificate IV course in Visual Art and Design. This course has been designed to address the core competencies that will be needed by visual communicators in the new millennium.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Call for Artist Submissions - Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2011

    Each year Sculpture by the Sea seeks to generate a range of artist support and subsidies. Submissions must be received by 11 April 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    28th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award

    Indigenous artists throughout the country have the chance to win national acclaim and a substantial cash prize by entering Australia’s prestigious 28th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA).

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    The Indigenous Art Code Limited logo design competition winner announced

    The Board of Indigenous Art Code Art Ltd is pleased to announce that the winners of the design competition are Melbourne based graphic design firm Ortolan.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Young Indigenous Writers Initiative

    Open to Indigenous people aged between 16 and 25 who have a passion for writing and an interest in language and culture.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Australia Council Grants

    Australia Council grants are available in the following areas: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts (ATSIA), Community Partnerships, Inter-Arts, Dance, Literature, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Australian Government GrantsLINK

    Find suitable and relevant grants for your community projects from the many Australian government grants that are available at GrantsLINK.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Lotterywest Grants

    Lotterywest grants are available for many purposes and can help your community organisation make a lasting difference.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Arts Grant Handbook 2011 - Department of Culture and the Arts

    The Government of Western Australia’s Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) have released their new handbook and guidelines for their arts funding for 2011. The Department of Culture and Arts have a range of grants available, across all art forms.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Connect - Community Collections Funding Program

    Connect supports quality public programs and professional development for Western Australian collecting organisations, artists and curators through high quality visitor experiences and increased community engagement.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Quick Response Grants – Country Arts WA

    The Regional Art Fund’s Quick Response Grant supports small-scale arts development initiatives and professional development opportunities.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Y-Culture Regional Youth Grants – Country Arts WA

    This funding supports projects being run by young people for young people.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Australian Visual Artists’ Benevolent Fund – National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)

    This fund provides limited financial assistance to visual arts practitioners faced with financial difficulty as a result of serious illness, accident or some other unexpected catastrophe.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Artbank loans to the National Indigenous Art Triennial

    As stated in an article by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Office for the Arts, Artbank will loan works to numerous exhibitions this year, including the 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 

    Volunteering WA Research Bulletin

    Volunteering WA produces an annual bulletin focussing on the latest research into Western Australian volunteering – the 2010 bulletin has been published.

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  • Posted on: Wednesday, 08 December 2010 

    Grants to attend the 2011 National Rural Health Conference

    With support from Lotterywest, the National Rural Health Alliance is able to offer grants to assist selected individuals to attend the 11th National Rural Health Conference to be held in Perth on 13-16 March 2011. Applications close 10 January 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 07 December 2010 

    Wirnda Barna Residency at Kidogo Gallery

    Wirnda Barna Artists will be holding a residency at Kidogo Gallery in Fremantle between 14 – 19 January 2011.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 07 December 2010 

    Mid West Art Prize 2011

    The Mid West Art Prize 2011 is open for entries.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, 07 December 2010 

    Janet Holmes à Court Grant

    The Janet Holmes à Court Artists' Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to professional artists for the public presentation of their work.

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  • Posted on: Monday, 12 July 2010 

    NACIS and ICS Funding Round Open

    The 2011-12 Indigenous Arts, Culture, Languages, Broadcasting and Heritage funding round is now open.

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  • Posted on: Monday, 12 July 2010 

    Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

    The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust invites applications for the 2011 fellowships.

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