The Gascoyne has a diverse range of recreational activities.
The region offers a diverse range of both active and passive recreational activities. The superb climate, hot summer and warm winter combined with the natural attractions of the region are enticing for outdoor recreation. Popular activities include surfing, kite boarding, fishing, camping, day outings and boating.
The arts and creative industries play an important role in the social, cultural, and economic growth and vitality of regional communities.
The Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning program supports regional local governments to develop creative and cultural plans and implement activities.
The program provides grants up to $50,000 for the development of a creative and cultural plan and up to $25,000 for the implementation of an activity.
Creative and cultural plans should align with strategic community plans, promote the value of arts, culture and heritage and facilitate activities that foster the regional creative and cultural industries, including cultural tourism.
The program is a part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program.
Applications close 4pm, 9 September 2021.
The Regional and Remote Festivals Fund provides funding for projects that support arts and cultural activity at regional and remote festivals in Western Australia.
Regional festivals provide opportunities for regional and remote communities to participate in arts and cultural activity in their towns and communities.
Grants up to $50,000 available.
The program is a part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program. Applications close 4pm, 9 September 2021.
The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Gascoyne region. These include local governments, the Gascoyne Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Benita DondaRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9941 0900Mobile 0414 606 701Email Benita Donda
Within the Gascoyne Sportshouse there are development officers for netball and Australian Rules Football. These officers play an important role in developing and growing the sport within the region and work in close partnership with the department.
PO Box 85 Carnarvon WA 6701Email Gascoyne Football Association
Tessa DalyGascoyne Program CoordinatorMobile 0417 720 176Website smfoundation.org.auEmail Tessa Daly
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