The Chamber is the united voice to promote, advocate and represent the value of a vibrant and sustainable arts and cultural sector in Western Australia.
Call for nominations to the Chamber Board for the period October 2016 - October 2018
All Chamber Arts Organisation and Individual members are invited to submit nominations for candidates to serve on the Board of WA’s peak advocacy organisation for the arts and culture sector.
The role of the board is to identify the key strategic policy issues of the sector, work with the Chamber’s Executive to develop policy and long term strategy for the Chamber and advocate on behalf of the arts and culture sector.
In October 2016 the current two year terms of our seven elected Board members conclude. Whilst five of the elected members have indicated that they wish to stand again there are two elected members who have served three consecutive two year terms and are ineligible to stand again. The Chamber has been very well served by these elected members and thanks them for their contribution.
Please note the following important dates:
- Friday, 2 September 2016 – Nominations open
- Tuesday, 4 October 2016 @ 5pm – Nominations close
- Monday, 10 October 2016 – Ballot opens
- Thursday, 20 October 2016 @ 5pm – Ballot closes
- Monday, 24 October 2016 – Annual General Meeting
For more information on the key roles and responsibilities of the Chamber Board please download the Nomination Kit.
If you would like to be considered for a position on the Board, or would like to nominate either the Executive of your organisation, or an individual who you believe is able to meet the challenges of the role, please complete the Board Nomination Form.
You need to be a financial member to participate in these elections. If you have not yet paid your 2016-17 membership fee, contact the Chamber on 08 9211 7681 or at email@example.com to make arrangements.
13th Sep 16
On Tuesday 6th of September, ACE announced that they have decided to roll out the Quality Metrics across their funded portfolio.
Their decision represents a big step towards creating the opportunity for some international standardisation of how the cultural sector measures and communicates the value and quality of its work.
5th Sep 16
The Chamber of Arts and Culture WA welcomes the announcement of a new skills based board to lead a revitalised Healthway in the future. The new board will bring stronger governance and strategic thinking in the approach to health promotion. It is particularly pleasing to see the depth of arts knowledge on this Board.
2nd Aug 16
The Chamber of Arts and Culture WA welcomes Sunday’s unveiling of the concept designs for the new Museum in the Perth Cultural Centre.
Dutch architects, Rem Koolhass and David Gianotten of OMA, have created a striking design that floats above the Perth Cultural Centre in a series of translucent layers. These layers make an architectural nod to the mineral strata found in Western Australia as well as making the inside visible from the outside.