2016 Rex Cramphorn Theatre Fellowship

Applications to the Arts NSW 2016 Rex Cramphorn Theatre Fellowship are now open. The Rex Cramphorn Theatre Fellowship is offered by the State Government to enable a professional theatre practitioner to undertake…

2015 NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship

Applications for round two of the NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships opened on 1 December 2015. The NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships are offered by the State Government to support…


\WetlandCare Australia and Conservation Volunteers Australia invite photographers of all ages to enter the Wetlands in Focus photography prize. Join in celebrating and sharing Australia’s wonderful wetlands and waterways! It’s…

Off Campus

Online education is increasingly being offered for many courses to better provide for the varied needs and circumstances of people who wish to gain further education qualifications. Online education is…

Combined Pathways

From TVET to TAFE, partnerships between Universities and TAFE, and special entry courses, there is a range of ways for you to enter into your dream career.

2015 NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships

Applications are now open for the 2015 NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships. There are 25 scholarships valued at $10,000 available. The NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships are offered by the…


Connect gives you an easy reference point to CONNECT with other arts and related organisations to keep up with news and developments that may be of interest to you. We have provided the website links but most if not all have newsletters you may wish to subscribe to. Also check out also their sections often called “Resources” or similar.

LGA Newsletters

Coffs City Council - Coffs Council Arts and Culture Newsletter

Great Lakes Council - Creek to Coast Newsletter

Greater Taree City Council - Community News

Bellingen Shire Council - Have Your Say

Port Macquarie – Hastings Council - Council eNewsletter

Kempsey Shire Council - Kempsey Shire Newsletter

Nambucca Shire Council - Ask A Question


Regional Arts NSW NETWORKS:

Regional Arts NSW - ArtsLink

Arts Mid North Coast - ArtsBlast



Arts North West - e-Bulletin


Arts Northern Rivers - eNewsletter


Arts OutWest - News

Arts UpperHunter - Artsbark


Eastern Riverina Arts - Newsletter


Murray Arts - Newsletter


Orana Arts - e-News Monthly


Outback Arts - Outback Arts


South East Arts - South East Arts Newsletter


South West Arts - eNewsletter


Southern Tablelands Arts - starts e-Bulletin

West Darling Arts


Western Riverina Arts - weekly email bulletin




Arts NSW - Arts NSW e-News

Creative Foyer - The Foyer Crowd

Arts Victoria - eNews

Regional Arts Victoria - E-News

Arts Link Queensland - artslinkqueensland

Australia Council - Enews

Arts Law Centre of Australia - art+LAW

Arts Hub - http://www.artshub.com.au/arts-news/

Insurance for Individual Artists

Regional Arts Victoria offers Individual Memberships for practicing artists and artworkers across Australia. Members are able to access through this individual Public & Products Liability Insurance. A good starting point for more information is their Frequently Asked Questions page: www.rav.net.au/members-and-networks/join-us/public-products-liability-insurance-faqs. Their website also as online applications forms for both membership and insurance. For all Membership Application enquiries you can contact 03 9644 1800 or email enquiry@rav.net.au

A range of other peak and specialist bodies and organisations may also offer appropriate insurance cover including:

Duck for Cover www.duckforcover.com.au is a not for profit association offering affordable insurance for performers (including workshops)

The National Association for the Visual Arts, (NAVA) www.visualarts.net.au/shop/products/premium-plus/ offers an insurance package as part of its premium professional membership for visual artists.

Ausdance has worked with insurance company Aon to develop a comprehensive dance insurance package designed for the specific needs of the dance industry. www.ausdance.org.au/products/details/dance-insurance.

The Association of Community Theatre acts as an umbrella group for amateur and community theatre groups. Members are entitled to access a group insurance policy. www.showline.com.au/index.php/insurance.

Annual Events

No matter when you visit the Mid North Coast or are looking for something creative to see or do you will be spoilt for choice. Every week or weekend there…