Made in WA

Commissioning new performing arts work which is relevant to regional audiences and will be premiered in regional venues.

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Funding delivered through Made in WA is intended to: 

  • increase the number and quality of performance-based works created and produced in regional Western Australia
  • ensure new work created in regional WA is relevant to regional audiences
  • enable employment and professional skill development opportunities for regional artists and arts workers
  • establish or further develop partnerships and collaborations between artists, producers, arts organisations and regional venues
  • showcase the unique stories of Western Australia, engage new audiences and contribute to the liveability and vibrancy of regional communities
  • support projects that increase access and participation or presentation opportunities by, with or for Aboriginal communities and/or young people. 


Applications are open to artists, producers and arts organisations working in partnership with regional venues, or vice versa, provided they meet the following criteria: 

  • the artist, arts company, organisation or festival that will develop and/or produce the work is based in WA  
  • the venue or festival that will premiere the work is in regional WA and has the capacity to receive and/or produce touring performing arts productions.  

Any of the above parties can be the primary applicant; however, it is recommended that the application is prepared and submitted by the party that will take the lead on coordinating the commission.  

Please note that if successful, the primary applicant will also be the one who is issued with the contract and is responsible for receiving payment and acquitting the grant.  


Refer to the guidelines for more information before applying.

Made in WA program guidelines

Funding overview


Who can apply

Amount available

  • Made in WA: Up to $150,000
Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
September 2020 9:00am 30 September 2020 4:00pm 22 October 2020 4:00pm 3 November 2020 1 March 2021 Made in WA

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Page reviewed 06 December 2021