History

2016

Country Arts WA

May 2016

Rebrand

2015

23-25 November 2015

First gathering of metropolitan organisations and regional arts organisations.

For the development of the Regional Peak Partnership Program, a gathering of the metropolitan peak arts organisations and the regional arts organisations was held at Fairbridge.

October 2015

Lead organisation status announced by Department of Culture and the Arts.

Country Arts WA and PICA were announced as lead arts organisations in WA.

June 2015

Scheme Four – $5.7million of the Royalties for Regions $24million allocated to Country Arts WA

June 2015

Royalties for Regions $24million announcement

By The Hon. John Day at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre.

June 2015

Aboriginal Arts Centre WA became independent and incorporated

Country Arts WA incubated and developed the AACHWA to become independent mid 2015

2014

October 2014

Regional Arts Australia Summit: Arts and Edges held in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Country Arts WA delivered the Regional Arts Australia Summit (RAA Summit).

2012

2012

2020nine Manifesto delivered to Parliament House steps

2012-2014

HARTZ (Hedland Arts Council) partnership sponsorshop with BHP Billiton and Country Arts WA

Funding agreement for three years with BHP Billiton and operational support with Country Arts WA.

2011

2011

Open Your Eyes – State Regional Arts Conference held in Geraldton

2010

2010

Sand Tracks Cross Borders tour

2010-2013

Gascoyne Focus Region Initiative

2009

2009

First Sand Tracks pilot tour launched

Touring to remote Indigenous communities of the Western Australian region.

2008

2008

Narbarlek , Indigenous band toured remote WA

2007

2007

Pulse – State Regional Arts Conference held in Denmark

Part of the Mid-West Focus Region

2006

2006

BLINK – Gnowangerup

2006-2008

Mid-West Focus Region

2004

2004

Wheatbelt Cultural Forum Kellerberrin

2004

Narbarlek , Indigenous band toured remote WA

First Indigenous band toured through country Arts WA with phenomenal following and response

2003

2003

HORIZONS regional arts state conference in Karratha

250 delegates attended a three-day regional arts state conference

1994

1994

Country Arts WA became Incorporated and opened

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