The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia, Named as Patron of Regional Arts WA
Regional Arts WA is excited to announce The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia has accepted the invitation to become the Patron of the not-for-profit organisation.
In his role as Patron, the Governor of Western Australia will support and celebrate the work Regional Arts WA does as the peak body for regional arts in our State. The Governor says it is wonderful to be Regional Arts WA’s first Patron and looks forward to championing regional arts across the State.
Regional Arts WA Chair Ted Snell and CEO Paul MacPhail with the Governor of WA. Photo by Adele Hollywood.
“Regional Arts WA plays a pivotal role for artists and arts practitioners based in the regions. It’s commitment to regional communities for over 25 years is unwavering, making Western Australia a culturally richer State. I look forward to supporting more regional artists and creative organisations as the Governor of Western Australia,” says Governor Beazley.
Regional Arts WA Chair Ted Snell says he is pleased to welcome the Governor as the organisation’s first Patron.
“We are delighted that the Governor of Western Australia has honoured Regional Arts WA by becoming our Patron. He has shown a passion for the arts through his support of artists across a broad range of disciplines in the arts and has been an advocate for the important social and economic impact of the arts on communities. His support and leadership is greatly appreciated by the sector and we look forward to his ongoing support as our Patron,” says Mr Snell.