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The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is proud to have supported and worked with the WA contemporary music sector to ensure that some of Western Australia’s most iconic musicians take centre stage at this year’s historic AFL Grand Final in Perth.
New laws to create a statutory authority capable of managing all arts and cultural assets in Western Australia have passed the State Parliament.
Western Australian writer, activist and political analyst Sisonke Msimang, who is known for her works on race, gender and democracy, was last night awarded the $60,000 Western Australian Writer's Fellowship as part of the Premier's Book Awards.
Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman has welcomed the appointment of Melissa Parke as the new Chair of the WA Museum Board of Trustees.
Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning program closing soon.
The State Government's successful risk-share program for the live performance industry has now reopened and includes a wider range of ticketed events.
Up to $25,000 for projects that strengthen intergenerational links.
The State Government will open three culture and arts grants programs on July 27, 2021 as part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP), providing a funding boost to regional Western Australia's vibrant culture and arts sector.
Each receive $50,000 over two years from the Regional Artist Fellowship program.
The announcement of a new CEO at West Australian Music and an extension to the Contemporary Music Fund heralds an exciting new era for WA's vibrant contemporary music scene.
A new shared risk program to reactivate live performances and touring activity is opening soon, creating more opportunities for employment and venue activation in the arts industry, building on recent announcements about increased capacity limits for arts venues.
The Arts and Culture Trust Bill has been reintroduced to State Parliament.
The successful Getting the Show back on the Road risk-share program has been expanded.
Now in its second year, INSPIRE offers five emerging or established Western Australian writers $5000 each and a residency for up to 15 days in a National Trust heritage place.
Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman has announced the shortlists for the 2020 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.
More than 2000 visitors are expected to join the excitement of the 2021 CinefestOZ Film Festival when it kicks off in the South West from 25 to 29 August.
WA Aboriginal arts organisation Marrugeku has been recognised for its significant contribution to the performing arts as a new entrant in the National Performing Arts Partnership (NPAP).
Western Australia's stunning new public museum, the WA Museum Boola Bardip, has been awarded three prestigious MAGNAs (Museums and Galleries National Awards) at the sector's annual awards event in Canberra last night.
Public galleries in regional Western Australia can apply for funding from $2500 to $50,000 for minor or major scale upgrades and support through the Public Regional Galleries Improvement Fund.
The successful Shows on the Go program will continue into 2023 thanks to an $860,000 funding commitment over two years from the State Government.
The department provides funding to promote participation and achievement in culture and the arts.
The department recognises and values the talents of Aboriginal artists and acknowledges the depth and diversity of Aboriginal cultures.
We are committed to improving access to arts and culture and acknowledge the importance of finding new ways to support those who are producing world class work in regional, rural and remote locations.
The Cultural Infrastructure Toolkit supports the implementation of the WA Cultural Infrastructure Framework 2030+.
The Western Australian Cultural Infrastructure Map displays the State’s existing cultural infrastructure and can be used to search for a cultural facility, or for future planning to grow WA’s cultural engagement and creative economy.
The research hub contains culture and the arts research projects, statistics and links to summary reports and publications about culture and the arts in Western Australia.
The Major Performing Arts companies play a vital role in the development of artists and audiences, as well as being a large employer of artists and arts professionals in Western Australia.
The department recognises the universal value of culture and the arts to the wider community.
Public art can transform a place, mark an event, stimulate debate and generate cultural tourism.
Acknowledging the outstanding contributions of individual philanthropists and businesses who partner with arts and cultural organisations across WA.
Acknowledging the ability of artists to engage, move, involve and entertain audiences.
Presenting an exciting new future for Perth’s ‘epicentre of culture’.
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