Playing WA

Playing WA supports the costs of touring performing arts shows to regional and remote towns and communities in Western Australia.

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Funding delivered through Playing WA is intended to: 

  • increase the number and variety of performances touring to regional WA
  • contribute to the development of sustainable performing arts touring circuits in regional WA
  • provide employment opportunities in regional WA
  • provide opportunities for regional and remote communities to attend performing arts shows in their towns and communities
  • enable local communities to make decisions about their performing arts needs.


Applications are open to: 

  • WA performing arts groups, organisations or individual artists; 
  • WA regional local government authorities;  
  • WA Aboriginal communities;  
  • WA Regional Development Commissions.


Refer to the guidelines for more information before applying.

Playing WA guidelines

Funding overview


Who can apply

Amount available

  • Playing WA: Up to $120,000

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
September 2019 12:00 AM 17 Sep 2019 04:00 PM 22 Oct 2019 04:00 PM 31 Oct 2019 12:00 AM 1 Mar 2020
  • Playing WA
Page reviewed 10 September 2019