Message from Regional Arts Australia

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  Sadly it has been a sobering start to 2020. We know that many people, communities, wildlife, landscapes, ecosystems and Indigenous cultural sites are impacted by the bushfires currently affecting much of Australia.Over the past few weeks we’ve seen multiple emergency incidents across the country and many of our state colleagues and... Continue Reading →

Survey – Bushfire impacts on your small business

The NSW Small Business Commission is a voice for small business within government. We want to hear about the experience of small businesses during the recent and ongoing bushfires. Information you provide us will be shared with government agencies and other organisations to help them understand your issues during recovery efforts.  Take the survey This survey is not an application for support... Continue Reading →

Bronte--- local young singer/songwriter, soulful and heartfelt original compositions--vocals, keys, and a surprise guest guitarist!Kevin Sullivan Trio---- Original and popular country hits--Kevin travels widely across Australia appearing at many C and W festivals. Vocals, guitar, saxophone and percussion. A treat for C and W fans.Old Dogs, New Tricks--- Swinging popular jazz with a smidgin of... Continue Reading →

Sounds Of Our Town

Wollongong Art GalleryCnr Church and Crown Sts Wollongong17 October 6-8pmDrinks & Nibbles from 5.30pmRSVPs essential: Raphael Nowak 'Sounds of our Town' will explore the role of popular music heritage in the revitalisation of cities that have experienced industrial decline.  Featuring panellists involved in popular music heritage initiatives in international deindustrialising cities, the event aims to open a... Continue Reading →

Presence of Nature Exhibition

Gitte Backhausen held the opening event for her Solo Exhibition "Presence of Nature" joined by Mayor Mark Honey (pictured below) and the Cultural Board to celebrate this new body of work, supported by a Kiama Cultural Grant in 2018.  Mayor Mark Honey and Gitte Backhausen Next up Artist Talk: Saturday 19th October, 1.30pm. All Welcome. "An informal... Continue Reading →

Dance Rites

Dance Rites celebrates the continued cultural dance practices of Australia’s first peoples. The competition is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities who have or would like to develop a dance group. Each group will present a welcome and farewell dance, one of which must include a chant in local language. The third... Continue Reading →

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