Country Arts WA


LOUDER is Country Arts WA’s leading regional contemporary music touring program that supports organisations in extending their existing, original contemporary music activities to regional and remote Western Australia.

LOUDER aims to support live original contemporary music by:

  • Developing regional audiences.
  • Developing the skills of regional musicians.
  • Developing an effective regional Western Australia touring circuit.
  • Ensuring regional people have access to professional performances.
  • Encouraging and supporting contemporary music organisations in coordinating regional activity programs

Are you eligible?

  • Are you a Western Australian organisation?
  • Does your organisation offer an existing contemporary music program?
  • Does your organisation deliver contemporary music in regional and remote Western Australia?

Please view the Louder Guidelines here

Applicants can apply for funding up to $17,500 to help cover the costs of professional fees, travel, accommodation, marketing, and administration.

Important dates

Opening date: 24 February 2017

Closing date: 31 March 2017


Acquittals can be completed via SmartyGrants. Please note that hardcopy acquittals are no longer accepted.

Download the Louder acquittal template.

If you would like to receive further information or wish to receive assistance in the application process, please contact a Country Arts WA project officer on regional freecall 1800 811 883, or 08 9200 6200.

The LOUDER program is supported by the State Government, through the Department of Culture and the Arts in association with Lotterywest.

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