The department will be closed from Wednesday 27 December 2023 to Monday 1 January 2024. We will respond to queries in the New Year. Best wishes for a safe and happy festive season.
Promoting participation and achievement in culture and arts to support growth of the cultural industries.
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The FRINGE WORLD Festival will return in 2024, with the government providing a significant funding boost to help deliver more than 500 events this summer.
Forward works will begin at the site of Western Australia's new screen production facility located along Marshall Road, to the south of Whiteman Park, near the Malaga METRONET station precinct.
Students from across Western Australia have read a total of more than 363,000 books in just 4 months — a new record for the Premier's Reading Challenge.
More than $1 million in additional funding over 4 years has been approved for the successful Wirnan Cultural Engagement and Learning Project involving 6 art centres in the Kimberley.
Western Australia’s Great Southern region will provide a stunning backdrop for a survival-thriller film featuring international star Daisy Ridley (Star Wars sequel trilogy).
The Department of Local Government, Sport, and Cultural Industries is actively supporting the Community Recovery Grants Program, which is aimed at assisting communities affected by the events associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie.
With the aim of ensuring a thriving cultural and creative industry, the State Government is providing organisational funding to Western Australia's peak arts and culture body, the Chamber of Arts and Culture, over the next 2 years.
2 Western Australian artists have been handed a rare career-boosting opportunity to support Coldplay at their upcoming sell-out Perth concerts.
Submissions for The Best Australian Short Film Competition are now welcome with entries closing 22 January 2024.
Professor Ted Snell was known to everyone in the Perth arts community.
Using creativity to enhance the critical thinking skills of children and young people is the main aim of awarding more than half a million dollars in grants to a wide variety of creative learning projects throughout WA.
Yeah buoy! The State Government threw a huge party in Fremantle to celebrate 40 years since a team from down under turned the sailing world upside down by winning the America’s Cup.
WA is days away from a massive celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of our 1983 America's Cup win that put Fremantle on the world map.
The State Government is investing $609,088 in 13 diverse projects including the presentation of the New Bachelorette, a theatrical production by Julia Hales and Bron Batten.
Step back in time, relive the excitement and experience the legacy of Australia II’s historic America’s Cup win at the WA Maritime Museum’s ‘Australia II – 40 Years On’ exhibition.
The Department of Sport, Local Government and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is seeking expressions of interest from people with experience in the Western Australian arts and cultural sector to assess grant applications for the culture and arts team.
Fostering cooperation in the sectors of international education, creative industries, and the digital economy, was on the agenda today as the Indonesia Connect Roadshow continues.
It's lights, camera, action across Perth and the Wheatbelt region as filming begins for season 2 of the award-winning courtroom drama series The Twelve, which is estimated to bring $9.6 million in expenditure to the State.
Homegrown talent, international celebrities and the natural beauty of the South West will be in the spotlight when the red carpet rolls out this week for CinefestOZ.
A local WA band will win the chance to support Coldplay’s ‘Music of The Spheres’ Perth performance later this year through the Coldplay Rising Artist Competition.
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’.
To be located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people in the Perth city, the Aboriginal Cultural Centre will commemorate the ongoing connections to the Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River).
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