Regional Arts Fund strategic program recipients announced
26 June 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced $338,535
to support two strategic arts projects in regional South Australia and Victoria
over four years through the Regional Arts Fund strategic projects stream.
The Regional Arts Fund provides support
to artists and organisations to create new works, develop skills and make
connections across communities regardless of where they are based.
Regional Arts Victoria will receive
$184,725 to expand its Regional Cultural Network to deliver 24 professional
development workshops over four years.
Each event will be targeted to a
specific professional development need identified by regional Victorians, such
as engaging youth and connecting artists with community cultural
Country Arts SA will receive $153,810 to
deliver a four year program focused on regional youth engagement. The program
will give young people the opportunity to attend intensive artist retreats,
residences and youth-led projects to gain essential skills to help them launch
Each year, the Australian Government
provides $3.4 million through the Regional Arts Fund to support cultural development
in regional and remote communities. This includes support for art projects,
professional development for artists, community building initiatives and
projects of national significance.
For more information visit: www.arts.gov.au/RAF