Promoting participation and achievement in culture and arts to support growth of the cultural industries.
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Latest COVID-19 information, updates and resources.
National results from the third phase of the COVID-19 Audience Outlook Monitor are now available.
Events of more than 500 people that require a local government authority approval will be supported with COVID Event Guidelines and COVID Event Plans to ensure more events are held in Western Australia.
Regional Western Australia will become a hive of arts and cultural activity thanks to three grant programs opening this month, as part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP).
Western Australians are being encouraged to turn a night out into a 'staycation' — with the launch of a new campaign promoting Perth's world-class hospitality, entertainment and accommodation offerings.
The spectacular new WA Museum in the Perth Cultural Centre has added an Aboriginal name — WA Museum Boola Bardip. Boola Bardip means 'many stories' in Noongar language.
Applications are now open to the DLGSC and Lotterywest Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
Australia’s cultural and creative industries and institutions will be the focus of a new Parliamentary inquiry.
The State Government is seeking proposals from the private sector to build, locate and operate a screen production facility in Western Australia.
Applications opened today for emerging and mid-career filmmakers to access grants to make short films bringing stories from the State Library of Western Australia to life.
The State Government is calling for proposals from a range of businesses to deliver dynamic visitor experiences within the new Western Australian Museum.
The AWESOME Arts Festival will once again delight audiences young and old, when it is presented at the Perth Cultural Centre during the next school holidays in spring.
The arts play a significant role in supporting communities to tackle disruption and re-establish local connection, strength and resilience beyond the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Western Australia's iconic Perth Concert Hall is set to receive a $30 million upgrade and investment over the next three years as part of the State Government's WA Recovery Plan.
The department is conducting a targeted survey to assess COVID-19 impacts on employment and revenue in the creative industries in Western Australia.
The spectacular new Western Australian Museum will open in the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday November 21, 2020 with a nine-day festival expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors.
Results from the second phase of the COVID-19 Audience Outlook Monitor are now available.
Western Australians were treated to a choice of sport and entertainment events last week helping to stimulate the local economy.
The State Government has today announced the successful contractor tasked with transforming the Art Gallery of WA's (AGWA) rooftop into a multi-use gallery space and rooftop venue over the next six months.
The State Government has responded to the needs of the culture and the arts sector in Western Australia, providing $23.4 million in funding and support as part of COVID-19 responses.
The State Government, through Lotterywest, has provided the biggest agenda of grants — in number and value-making up more than $47.5 million in crucial funding to the Western Australian community.
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.
Acknowledging the outstanding contributions of individual philanthropists and businesses who partner with arts and cultural organisations across WA.
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.
Acknowledging the ability of artists to engage, move, involve and entertain audiences.
Public art can transform a place, mark an event, stimulate debate and generate cultural tourism.