Recipients of the Regional Arts Fund Announced

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

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.

In Western Australia alone there has been $154,186 allocated to projects building creative talent in locally.

The Regional Arts Fund will be supporting the Beagle Bay Chronicles project which has been initiated by Broome Aboriginal Media Association Aboriginal Corporation (BAMA) to bring young people from Aboriginal, refugee and migrant backgrounds together.

They will gather Aboriginal Elders' oral histories and create a performance based on these stories. This cultural exchange and performance will take place in Beagle Bay and Broome.

For further information about the Regional Arts Fund or to view the list of recipients click here.





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