Regional Arts Sector Investment
The Regional Arts Sector Investment (RASI) program is funded by the State Government and is delivered by Regional Arts WA.
This long-term arts and culture investment will deliver annual initiatives and events, local employment in arts and culture organisations, and boost jobs for professional artists and artworkers delivering creative projects within regional WA communities.
The program supports organisations who collectively:
- Create, present or support quality and diverse arts and cultural experiences for regional Western Australian communities
- Support the development of the regional arts sector
- Contribute to the economy of the regional arts sector through employing professional regional artists and arts workers
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Organisations supported by the Regional Arts Sector Investment program (2014 – 21):
- Arts Margaret River
- Vancouver Arts Centre
- Northampton Old School
- Exmouth Cultural Arts Centre
- Country Music Club of Boyup Brook
- Nannup Music Club
- Wilurarra Creative
- Theatre Kimberley Inc.
- The Junction Co.
- The Cannery Arts Centre
- Southern Forest Arts
- Southern Edge Arts
- Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council
- North Midlands Project
- Ku’arlu Mangga
- Gascoyne in May Inc.
- Esperance Community Arts
- Denmark Arts
- Beverley Station Arts
- ArtSouth WA
- Arts Narrogin
- *Arts and Culture Christmas Island
*Additional support from the Australia Government’s Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities has been directed to support the Indian Ocean Territories with a separate Federal government allocation to enable funding for Arts and Culture Christmas Island.
The program is supported with funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program.
The purpose of the program is creating jobs, economic development, tourism and improving social cohesion by supporting the creative and cultural industries in regional Western Australia. Through strategic investments, the program aims to build capacity in the regions and contribute to liveability and vibrancy of regional communities.