Regional Arts Australia (RAA) is pleased to call for nominations for the 2012 Awards program to be presented at the RAA National conference Kumuwuki / Big Wave in Goolwa South Australia 18-21 October 2012.
The RAA Awards program acknowledges the invaluable contribution volunteer leaders make to the cultural life of their local communities. Nominations are called from regionally-based arts and cultural volunteer leaders whose work has inspired and supported arts development.
It is well recognised across the arts community that volunteers play a vital role in delivering art and cultural events across Australia, without volunteers the arts and cultural sector would literally come to a standstill. RAA wishes to recognise this valuable workforce by acknowledging exemplary volunteer leadership over the past 2 years.
Inspiring and motivating others is a great skill, some of our most influential leaders have developed and practiced these skills outside the paid workplace. The RAA Awards program endeavours to acknowledge and inspire others to engage, lead and commit to the success of our art and cultural communities across Australia.
Nominations can be made to your State or Territory Regional Arts organisation (listed below) with one volunteer chosen from each to attend the RAA National conference to receive an Award for their outstanding service. The prize includes accommodation, airfare and conference registration, a total prize value of over $14,000. Award winners are selected by each State or Territory Regional Arts organization.
For further information please contact your local Regional Arts organisation:
Country Arts Western Australia: (08) 9200 6200
Artslink, formally Queensland Arts Council: (07) 3226 4000
Tasmanian Regional Arts: (03) 6426 2344
Regional Arts Victoria: (03) 9644 1800
Arts Northern Territory: (08) 8999 8981
Country Arts South Australia: (08) 8444 0400
Regional Arts New South Wales: (02) 9270 2509
For more information regarding the Regional Arts Australia conference Kumuwuki / Big Wave see www.kumuwuki.org.au