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.

Championing the value of the arts and cultural industry for Western Australia.

The Chamber plays a critical and unique role - collectively representing the arts and cultural sector to raise awareness of the importance, impact and benefits of art and cultural activity to individuals, business, the economy and society.

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  • 13th May 16

    Mixed results for Western Australia in Australia Council funding


    Australia Council announced today the results for the new four-year funding program for key arts and cultural organisations. This federal funding program helps support the operations of the small to medium arts and cultural organisations in Western Australia.

    The Chamber of Arts and Culture is pleased that eleven Western Australian arts and cultural organisations have been successful in obtaining funding that totals $2.55M per annum. This represents 9% of the four-year funding allocated nationally and is an increase of 3.24% in total funding of key organisations in Western Australia.

  • 12th May 16

    Little joy for arts in election year budget

    Media Release

    At first glance the state’s arts and culture sector appears to have received little comfort from an election year budget that traditionally offers some good news.

    “We know that the fiscal environment is challenging but it is disappointing that there is little evidence of new investment to foreshadow the yet to be released Strategic Directions Framework that government has worked on with the arts industry,” said Chamber of Arts and Culture Chair, Helen Cook.

  • 9th May 16

    Australia Council Funding Decisions

    This week many arts and culture organisations are anxiously waiting to find out the results of the Australia Council’s Multi-year Funding for Organisations.

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