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Regional Arts WA

Regional Arts WA is committed to celebrating and strengthening a powerful regional arts sector to support connected and creative communities which make regional WA a better place to live for everyone.

Here’s how we’ve been doing that recently!

October 2019

  • Project Officer Gemma Robins and Project Manager Jessica Anderson attend SmartyGrants training to improve Regional Arts WA’s ability to facilitate grants online, 30 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail attended the Masterclass: Impact and Revenue presented by visiting US expert Shana Dressler to explore ways the regional arts sector can strengthen its social impact, 30 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail met with Jeremy Smith from the Australia Council to discuss new strategic direction and funding streams for individual regional artists, 30 October
  • Project Officer Gemma Robins, Creative Corner’s Tash Birch, ArtGold’s Sarah Hinton head to Carnamah for two nights to meet with fellow Hub Coordinator, David Bowman-Bright, Executive Director of the North Midland Project, 27 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail met with Wes Morris from KALACC to discuss national and state policy decisions re First Nations arts and culture, 25 October
  • Program Manager Weng-Si met with Stories From The Future Quick Response Grant recipients (Shermy from Geraldton and Yola Tom Price) and Zheela from CAN, 24 October
  • Program Manager Weng-Si Cheang participated in Stories From The Future coordinated by Diversity Arts Australia, 24 October
  • Program Manager Weng-Si Cheang met with Diversity Arts Australia to discuss how regional arts can be more diverse and inclusive, 23 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail met with Ryan Taaffe from CircuitWest and Alison Dalziel from Localise to discuss upcoming Board to Board meeting and strategic alignment, 23 October
  • Regional Arts WA staff discussed opportunties to reduce organisation’s carbon footprint, 22 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail met NBN Local to discuss partnership opportunities, 22 October
  • Project Officer Lorraine Sanders, Manager Philippa Maughan and CEO Paul MacPhail attended RRR Network – Remote Working Training Forum, 22 October
  • Project Officer Gemma Robins attends Propel Youth Art’s Mosaic Opening – featuring photography from emerging regional artists, 22 October
  • Program Manager Weng-Si Cheang and Project Officer Hannah Chambers attended the Multicultural Communities Forum coordinated by WALGA, 21 October
  • Program Manager Philippa Maughan attended the final dress rehearsal of A Night Out by Natalie Allen before it went on tour to regional WA, 19 October
  • Project Officer Gemma Robins spoke to ABC Bunbury about the Hubs, 18 October
  • Project Officer Gemma Robins meets with David Bowman-Bright, Executive Director of the North Midland Project to discuss the Regional Arts Network initiative, 17 October
  • Program Manager Philippa Maughan attended the opening of Yiraa Yaakin show Iceland a Hip H’Opera, 17 October
  • Regional Arts WA released the October eNews, 16 October
  • Regional Arts WA announced five diverse WA organisations will be leading the Regional Arts Network initiative as they re-imagine how arts services are delivered to their local communities, 16 October
  • Project Officer Gemma Robins attends The Ian Potter Foundation’s Welcome Workshop for new grantees to strengthen relationship with key Hubs funding partner, 15 October
  • Regional Arts WA invited the wider WA regional arts sector to submit their stories and events with a new guide, 15 October
  • Regional Arts WA contribute to the King Street Arts Centre charity Bake Off, 15 October
  • Project Officer Fleur Hardy published Youth arts blossoms with Pressed for Time presented by Drug Aware, 14 October
  • Program Manager Jessica Anderson and Project Officer Fleur Hardy met with Propel Youth Arts to explore opportunities to collaborate for the benefit of regional young people, 14 October
  • Paul MacPhail, Gemma Robins and Jess Anderson meet with Theatre Kimberley’s Jael and Meredith in Perth and Julian Canny whilst they were visiting in Perth, 14 October
  • Project Officer Monique Boucher published Top Community Engagement Tips from this Jurassic monster of a tour!, 14 October
  • Program Manager Weng-Si Cheang published Useful Trends emerging from the 2019 PAC Australia Conference, 8 October
  • Project Officer Hannah Chambers published Central Desert gets “best Sand Tracks show ever”, 8 October
  • Regional Arts WA Board meeting held in Perth discussing our Annual Survey results, feedback from the name change, Business Development strategy and Hubs announcement, 8 October
  • Program Manager Jessica Anderson and CEO Paul Mac Phail met with the DLGSC to discuss RACIP Yculture funding and the future of the Regional Arts Sector Investment, 7 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail met with RAA Board member Natalie Jenkins to discuss national issues in regional arts from a WA perspective, 7 October
  • RAF Panel held for Project Fund, 2 October
  • CEO Paul MacPhail met with Impact Seed to explore regional investment opportunities, 2 October
  • Country Arts WA officially becomes Regional Arts WA, 1 October
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