Promoting participation and achievement in culture and arts to support growth of the cultural industries.
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The Playing WA 2021-2022 second funding round has provided more than $564,000 to support six performances, ranging from an original comedic cabaret, to singing and yarning concerts, allowing these shows to reach new audiences in regional Western Australia.
Fostering creativity in schools is the focus of a new $8 million program funded by the State Government.
Aly May worked in the Culture and the Arts team at the Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries for 17 years and amassed incredible achievements throughout that time.
The State Government has delivered on an election commitment of $20 million in funding, to draw national and international screen productions to Western Australia.
The WA Museum Boola Bardip has welcomed its one millionth visitor since opening in November 2020, marking a major milestone in the history of the $400 million award-winning facility.
5 WA game studios will attend the world’s biggest computer and video games event in Cologne, Germany — Gamescom — thanks to a $50,000 State Government grant.
Roll up! Roll up! The Culture and the Arts Minister has presented a $69,060 Lotterywest grant to the spectacular Theatre Kimberley.
4 projects, ranging from an on-country camp in Wilkinkarra to create large scale visual artworks to a touring yellow bus that will demonstrate the Yindjibarndi people's enduring connection to country, have received a major funding boost from the State Government.
Local Fremantle indie pop band San Cisco will perform as part of the ICON Perth’s International Festival of Football.
Businesses, not-for-profits and property owners with ideas for vibrant events to revitalise Perth CBD can now apply for a share of $4 million in State Government funding with grants of up to $100,000 available per applicant.
The Next Level Regional Grants are part of the State Government's Regional Arts and Culture Investment Program (RACIP), which invests in regional Western Australia to support liveable and vibrant communities.
Seventeen Western Australian artists and organisations will share in $830,000 in funding through the latest round of the State Government's Arts 15k-plus grants program.
Dinosaurs from the remote region of Patagonia make their world premiere at the Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip on Saturday July 2.
An award winning early years literacy program has been expanded to include the Noongar language, with the launch of the first dual language Baby Ways book.
New Western Australian documentary series Children's Hospital made its television premiere on Channel 9 on 17 June at 7.30pm.
The Western Australian Premier's Book Awards winners have been announced during a ceremony at the State Library of Western Australia.
Two Western Australian women have been awarded the coveted $750,000 West Coast Visions 2022 production grant to produce the debut feature film Birthright.
For the first time, thousands of rare and remarkable items in museums, cultural centres and private collections across Western Australia have been brought together in a new online portal.
After a successful debut season, the State Library of Western Australia and Screenwest are partnering to produce season two of 'WA Reflections — Our History Rediscovered'.
The third instalment of the much-anticipated series — Mystery Road: Origin — is set to premiere on ABC TV at 8.30pm on Sunday 3 July, with all six episodes available to binge watch on ABC iview.
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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