The Media Room

Country Arts WA

The Media Room

As the state’s peak body for regional arts, Country Arts WA is highly regarded across Western Australia and nationally as an innovative, high value leader of the arts and in regional and community development.

Media Contact
For all interview and image requests please contact:
Weng-Si Cheang, Marketing and Public Relations Manager
Phone 08 9200 6202 (direct) or 08 9200 6200 (main line)
Email WCheang@countryartswa.asn.au


Latest Media Releases

April 2017

Award Winning Children’s Aboriginal Story Flies onto Regional WA Stages
Christmas and Cocos Islands experience magic of award winning shadow puppetry show

March 2017

Keep arts culture and jobs in our regions – send a letter to your politicians today

February 2017

Regional arts funding supports Boyup Brook Country Music Festival

Last chance for legacy arts grants for WA regions

Wacky Gadget Geek Brings His Comedy Chaos to Regional WA

January 2017

Western Australians to Vote Arts this coming election

December 2016

Thirteen regional WA artists and organisations receive federal funding

October 2016

Groundbreaking collaborative partnerships to benefit WA regions
Country Arts WA calls for more arts funding for increased jobs, community vibrancy and social well-being across WA

August 2016

Regional people supported to attend ARTLANDS DUBBO 2016 NIMA Hall of Fame musicians to tour central desert communities Theatre, dance, photography, film making programs by youth for youth funded through Drug Aware YCulture Regional

July 2016

Legacy fund builds capacity and creativity in regional Western Australia Hilarious Indigenous comedy trio tours Regional WA! 

June 2016

Seven home-grown artists & organisations receive Federal funding

May 2016

Exciting new leadership at Country Arts WA

May 2016

Members elect new Directors to lead Country Arts WA

April 2016

Wheelie fun family show rolling out across WA

February 2016

Country Arts WA tours Spare Parts’ loveable Hachikō across regional WA New funding initiative open inviting regional WA communities to dream big Federal arts funding open to regional Western Australia A little treasure, a little trash and a whole lot of charm. Everything Must Go tours regional WA

December 2015

11% of the regional young population engaged with Drug Aware message Nine regional Western Australian artists organisations receive federal funding

November 2015

WA artists join 16 of Australia’s leading regional artists in national showcase Building human and organisational capacity is the focus of the new position Grace Barbé and her band tour to Christmas and Cocos Island

September 2015

A new era in arts and cultural leadership in the Goldfields Esperance region Country Arts WA and HARTZ thank BHP Billiton Iron Ore for their support Laughter is the go in regional WA in 2016

August 2015

From Bush Band to headline band on Sand Tracks tour Internationally acclaimed children’s play tours regional WA Five regional artists to benefit from National Fellowship Program in 2015 War diary brought to life on WA regional stages

July 2015

Arts and culture put on the map for Goldfields-Esperance region Ten regional Western Australian artists & organisations receive federal funding Sand Tracks hits high note with two firsts Regional Western Australia arts funding open now

June 2015

$24M investment in Creative Regions Program

April 2015

New Chair leads strong executive at Country Arts WA From the gym to the stage

February 2015

Band B2M from Tiwi Islands tour new album nationally in WA first

January 2015

Support for regional youth arts with Drug Aware YCulture Regional Regional Western Australia arts funding open now

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