NORTH WEST JOINS THE REGION IN MOURNING THE LOSS OF SABINE ALTMANN
Our community has lost an enthusiastic,
passionate, caring and dedicated advocate with the passing of Sabine Altmann in a car accident this month.
Sabine was a mother, a foster carer and
the NSW Police Force’s domestic violence co-ordinator for the Western
policing region. She was also a
She will be missed.
In the News
CASP 2012 NOW OPEN
Country Arts Support Program (CASP) provides small grants to arts and
community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW for short
term, locally initiated projects. The
regional priority for 2012 will be ‘New Initiatives’.
Closing date for applications is 10
February 2012. Download the Guidelines and Application Form from http://www.regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/casp.html
Please contact Arts North West to
discuss your project before submitting your application:
02 6732 4988 or by email email@example.com
ROUND TWO OF RDAF OPEN
Australia Minister Simon Crean has announced a
further $200 million for Round Two of the $1 billion Regional Development
Australia Fund (RDAF). The RDAF Round Two guidelines can be found at www.regional.gov.au/regional/programs/rdaf.aspx
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP TO BE HELD IN ARMIDALE
Arts North West, in partnership with Metroscreen, will host a Transmedia
Skills Development Workshop in Armidale on 6, 7 and 8th
December. This is an intensive
3-day course designed specifically to train participants in the tools and
techniques of Transmedia production. Transmedia immerses the audience in the story using different
media platforms - print, DVD, TV,
web, live events, cinema, video games, mobile, social media, music and
information package and application form from www.artsnw.com.au
contact Arts North West on 02 6732 4988 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CENTRE CELEBRATES PROGRESS
A healing process and renewal are the
hoped-for outcomes of a change management process currently taking place
within the Dhiiyaan Unit.
Dhiiyaan Centre Change Manager, Deborah Mills,
has held a series of planning meetings with stakeholders in Moree. These included meetings with the Dhiiyaan Centre’s Interim Community Board, Government
funding bodies and stakeholders and an Elders morning tea at the Dhiiyaan Centre.
the media release for more…
left to right: Tracey Towney (Dhiiyaan Unit),Liza-Mare Syron
Arts NSW), Joanne Stead (Office of Aboriginal Affairs), Deborah Mills
(Change Manager for the Dhiiyaan Unit), Jane Kreis (Arts North West), Ross Earl (Moree Plains
Shire Council), Belinda French (Dhiiyaan Unit
NEW ENGLAND NORTH WEST ARTISTS FINALISTS FOR COUNTRYSCAPES 2011
The largest finalists’ field ever - 60
artists from regional and rural NSW – will contest Countryscapes
2011, the $35,000 Essential Energy Art Prize for Landscape Painting.
The finalists include Peter Champion,
Isabelle Devos and Jane Rogers from Armidale, Brian
Irving from Guyra, Julia Griffin
from Walcha, Liz Priestley from Manilla and Michelle Hungerford from
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery is hosting
the 2011 competition, where the winner will be announced on the 24th
For more information go to: http://www.essentialenergy.com.au/content/art-prize
$20,000 GRANT FOR OPERA IN THE
In the Paddock artistic director, Peta Blyth,
has welcomed state Regional Flagship funding of $20,000 a year over three
years to promote and market the annual concert.
next Opera in the Paddock concert will be held on Saturday, March
24. For more information go to http://www.operainthepaddock.com.au/
events across the region see the
NORTH WEST CALENDAR
GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND
For current funding
opportunities see the
NSW GRANTS CALENDAR
Opportunities, Awards and Prizes
opportunities see the
NORTH WEST OPPORTUNITIES PAGE
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Arts North West. Creative Opportunities.
As a regionally based cultural
organisation, Arts North West acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal
custodians of the land in the New England North West region of New South
Our Vision is for a RICH
DIVERSE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE.
Mission is to EXPAND CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR REGION.
Arts North West was established
in 1996 as a Regional Arts Development Program and established as an
independent Regional Arts Board in 1997. The program receives financial
support from Arts NSW and thirteen local governments in the New England
North West region.
Arts North West supports the
development of arts and culture regionally and is involved in the
development of regional projects and initiatives.
West recognises the financial support of the
NSW Government - Arts NSW and the
following Councils in the North West region: Armidale
Dumaresq, Glen Innes Severn, Gunnedah Shire, Guyra Shire Council, Gwydir
Shire, Inverell Shire, Liverpool Plains Shire, Moree Plains Shire, Narrabri Shire, Tamworth Regional, Tenterfield Shire, Uralla
Shire and Walcha Councils.