General FAQs

Regional Arts WA

General FAQs

Here you can find answers for some of our most frequently asked questions, there’s also FAQs on our other resource pages specifically for Funding, Presenting and Governance.

You can find logos for Regional Arts WA here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Regional Arts WA do?

Regional Arts WA is the only Western Australian arts body with a purely regional focus.

Our purpose is to build the creativity, connection and capacity of regional communities to further develop WA’s regional arts sector around key outcomes of diversity, sustainability, relevance, and celebration. We work with the regional arts sector by focusing on arts investment and project advice opportunities, strategies to encourage development and growth, communication of strong, positive stories and the networking of regional hubs and leadership programs across the State.

What is "the regional arts sector"?

The regional arts sector is made up of people and organisations who live and/or work in the arts and cultural space in regional WA, which is composed of the 9 regions outside of Perth; Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Midwest, Goldfields-Esperance, Wheatbelt, Peel, South West and Great Southern.

How do I keep up to date with Regional Arts WA?

The best way to stay on top of all our programs and announcements is to sign up to eNews, which you can do here. You’ll get a monthly newsletter by email that also includes plenty of regional arts jobs, opportunities and events.

You can also follow us on social media over at Facebook or Instagram.

I have a great story about regional arts in WA that I'd like to share, who do I contact?

We’d love to share your story with our network! Check out the Submit your Story page for info on how to get your story published and email enews@regionalartswa.org.au if you have any questions.

I need help with my regional arts project, who do I contact?

Depending on what your exact need is, different people at Regional Arts WA may be able to assist you. We recommend calling us on 9200 6200 or 1800 811 883 (regional freecall) and we’ll direct your call to the right person. Otherwise you can send an email to info@regionalartswa.org.au.

We also recommend getting in touch with a local arts organisation near you! You can find a list of WA regional arts organisations on our events website here.

Can I promote my event on your website?

You certainly can! You can submit an event by registering via Scoop Online here.

Please note, when you add an event, it will show up on our website and any other website uses Scoop Online.

Events appear on the Regional Arts WA homepage and also at regionalartswa.events.

Can I donate to Regional Arts WA?

Absolutely! Regional Arts WA is an independent not-for-profit organisation. You can support the cultivation and strengthening of arts and cultural activities throughout regional WA for everyone by making a donation right here.

Any donation, big or small, helps give the arts in regional WA more opportunities and a bigger voice. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Who can become a member of Regional Arts WA?

Membership of Regional Arts WA indicates your commitment to our organisation and your willingness to provide active support of the strategic direction of the Regional Arts Sector. You will take on regional advocacy roles and help facilitate local governance events and activities.

Organisations and individuals in Western Australia who are involved with the regional arts sector are eligible to become organisation and individual members respectively. Non-WA residents, organisations or State and Federal government departments are welcome to become associate members (who are unable to vote or stand for election).

More details on membership can be found here.

If you’d like to join Regional Arts WA’s network but don’t have the capacity for active support and advocacy then head over to our eNews page and sign up there. We’ll keep you informed about regional arts opportunities and news in WA.

I have a question that hasn't been answered on this page, what do I do?

Check out our Funding Resources, Presenting Resources, Governance Resources and Publications and Research pages for more info.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, you can send us an email at info@regionalartswa.org.au.

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