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20 Mar 2019
The first exhibition born from the innovative Freighting Ideas project will open at the Katanning Library and Art Gallery on April 13, 2019.
13 Mar 2019
A new free exhibition at the Perth Concert Hall is providing valuable opportunities for cultural exchange between Western Australian and Chinese artists.
11 Mar 2019
Since the introduction of the McGowan Government's WA Jobs Act in October 2018, about 2,700 local jobs and 134 local apprenticeships have been created across seven government projects.
18 Feb 2019
A major step towards making Western Australia's music venues safer places to visit has taken place, with a $60,000 investment from the McGowan Government's Contemporary Music Fund.
13 Feb 2019
The McGowan Government is looking for partners in a new cultural development opportunity at Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith.
07 Feb 2019
The State Library of Western Australia's Migration Voices collection of oral histories will be recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) under its Australian Memory of the World Program (AMW). The program is aimed at identifying and safeguarding significant documentary heritage materials of national significance to Australia.
07 Feb 2019
A new digital platform that will share regional Western Australia's extensive collection of cultural and natural material with a worldwide audience is being developed, as part of the McGowan Government's $1 million commitment to promote regional museums and collections.
02 Jan 2019
A total of nine Aboriginal arts projects will be staged in Western Australia, thanks to $324,729 in funding from the State Government.
21 Dec 2018
The McGowan Government today announced a new $1 million open access grants program, which will strike a chord with Western Australia's contemporary music artists.
21 Dec 2018
Western Australian writers across all genres will be the beneficiaries of the revamped Premier's Book Awards, which were announced today by Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman.