STATE FUNDING WINDFALL FOR ARTS NORTH WEST

STATE FUNDING WINDFALL FOR ARTS NORTH WEST

Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall met with the Arts North West team in Glen Innes last week. Pictured from left are Dr Jane Kreis, Adam Marshall, Stephanie Brummel and Nicci Parry-Jones.

 

MEMBER for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has announced Arts North West has been successful in securing $79,500 in funding through the NSW Government’s Regional Partnership Grant.

 

The grant will support a two-year partnership with Arts Northern Rivers and Accessible Arts delivering arts programs and creative opportunities for people with disabilities.

 

Mr Marshall recently met Glen Innes-based Disability Project Officer Stephanie Brummell who will deliver the program.

 

“This is a terrific outcome for the community and I congratulate the Arts North West team for creating this opportunity,” Mr Marshall said.

 

“I was pleased to catch up with Stephanie and the Art North West team in Glen Innes recently to learn more about the plans to work with Arts Northern Rivers and Accessible Arts NSW on this program.

 

“Creative opportunities are important to all in the community and I believe especially people with disabilities who may otherwise miss out – I am looking forward to following this program in the years to come.”

 

Arts North West Regional Arts Development Officer Dr Jane Kreis said Arts North West had been working with its Enable Arts network for five years to accomplish this support for the region’s arts and disability sector.

 

“Arts North West and its partners, Accessible Arts NSW and Arts Northern Rivers, are really excited about the potential of the project, not only for the New England North West but for regional Australian more broadly,” Dr Kreis said.

 

“This project is for all those dedicated, creative and hardworking artists and carers who know how important creative processes and outcomes are for enriching and strengthening our communities.”

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