Nominate Now: 2019 Australia Council Awards and 2019 National Indigenous Arts Awards

September 11, 2018By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, Awards, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Independent Theatre, Showcase No Comments

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australia Council Awards and the 2019 National Indigenous Arts Awards. Both of these significant awards programs celebrate outstanding achievements of individuals in the arts and their contributions to the arts and cultural life of the nation. The Australia Council Awards include categories for music, literature, community arts and … Read More

Blacktown Residencies now open! Creative Residency Program 

February 23, 2018By adminArtists living with disability, Cultural Diversity, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Funding, Gender, Independent Theatre, LGBTI, Opportunity, Playwriting, Professional Development, Residency, Theatre Industry events, Young people No Comments

Blacktown Arts is accepting new applications for two significant artist-in-residence opportunities. The Pat Parker Memorial Residency honours Patricia Parker’s (OAM) pioneering contribution to the development of community arts in Blacktown and beyond. This residency is open to artists with exciting ideas for innovative collaborations with communities in the spirit of Pat Parker’s passions including women’s rights, lesbian and … Read More

Boundless in Bankstown 28th October

September 18, 2017By adminCultural Diversity, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Opportunity, Playwriting, Theatre Industry events No Comments

Indigenous and culturally diverse writers come together for powerful lineup at Boundless festival Boundless, the first-ever festival focused on Indigenous and culturally diverse Australian writers and writing, will be held at Bankstown Arts Centre on Saturday 28 October 2017. The full program has been announced and boasts a powerful lineup of local and interstate names … Read More

Artsfront May update…

May 11, 2017By adminCultural Diversity, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Inspiration, Networked, Opportunity, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

From the team at Artsfront…. First Peoples Cultural Summit – Public Gallery Session  The Marram-Nganjinu Biik-Gurin (We are Country) First Nations Cultural Summit – 8-10 May – concludes today (Wednesday 10 May). Whilst the advertised Public Gallery session is going ahead the organisers have decided not to live stream today’s session. An update regarding … Read More

Showcasing Creativity: Programming and Presenting First Nations Performing Arts | Australia Council

March 8, 2017By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, Diversity, First Nations Artists No Comments

SHOWCASING CREATIVITY: PROGRAMMING AND PRESENTING FIRST NATIONS PERFORMING ARTS Showcasing Creativity reports on the level and types of First Nations performing arts programming in Australia’s mainstream venues and festivals; the presenting of works to audiences; and the motivations and obstacles for presenters and producers.It aims to promote and inform discussion about what is needed to … Read More


February 20, 2017By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Funding, Opportunity No Comments

The Australia Council for the Arts is offering presenters and programmers an opportunity to join a delegation to the 2017 YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival. The delegation will spend the final four nights of the festival immersing themselves in First Nations arts and culture. Delegates will have the opportunity to see and discuss work with colleagues, network … Read More