Drums & documentaries in Central Highlands latest arts funding round

The Central Highlands Regional Council finished off the financial year with funding for four local arts projects through the Regional Arts Development Fund.

A partnership between local councils and the State Government, RADF supports grassroots arts and culture projects, as well as training and career development for regional, rural and remote artists.

Here’s where the coin went in the Central Highlands’ most recent round:


Our Rainbow House Charity

$780 for drumming workshops & performance


Emerald Photographic Club

$5,577 to host a social documentary workshop


Central Highlands Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee

$758 towards the Blackall Arts Precinct Research Project & $1,500 the art tour they’re holding as part of Arts in August

Mayor Cr Kerry Hayes congratulated the successful applicants and encouraged applications for grants in the next financial year.

“Council is committed to growing our local arts and cultural sector and improving the opportunities available to people to participate in and experience these activities,” he said.

“Congratulations to all our recipients, I look forward to seeing more of our local arts and cultural groups take advantage of Regional Arts Development Funding over the next year.”