North Burnett Regional Council creates arts for all Queenslanders with RADF Round 1 now open!

Dec 14, 2018 | Front Page Feature, News, Uncategorised

If you’ve got a passion for the Arts, now is the time to bring those ideas to life with the opening of Round 1 of the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), a partnership between the Queensland Government and regional councils, Cr Chambers announced this week.

Aspiring and professional artists can once more benefit from RADF, with the 2018-19 Round 1 grant funding now open to the North Burnett community.  Applications are invited from individual residents, groups, schools and organisations for financial assistance to support arts and cultural activities.

“If you have an arts or cultural project that fits into our Nuts and Bolts Guideline, I encourage you to submit an application for funding to help bring you project into fruition,” Mayor Chambers said.

Rounds 2 and 3 were hotly contested with Council receiving $47,924.24 worth of funding applications, with the following projects successful:

  • Mundubbera Regional Art Gallery -Tenth Anniversary Wall Mural
  • Kalpowar Hall Committee – Festival of Small Halls – Music Event
  • Mt Perry Art Group Inc – Patricia Smith – Proving Burials in Gayndah and District Pre-Local History
  • Eidsvold State School – Didge in a Day (See the Eidsvold State School Facebook page for more information about this project)
  • Rachel Koster – Green Screen Acting Project
  • Lionel Cubby – Because of Her, We Can – Traditional Aboriginal Arts and Culture Project
  • Mundubbera Enterprise Association – Artspace Sport Connection

Round 1 closes 5:00pm, Thursday 31 January 2019.

 For further information on RADF contact Council’s Community Development staff on 1300 696 272 (1300 MY NBRC), email Council or download an application form and guidelines from Council’s website.

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and North Burnett Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

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