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Boost of almost $740,000 for regional performing arts venues

Dec 5, 2022
Western Australia's regional performing arts sector is getting a boost thanks to the State Government's 'In the House' funding program, with 10 venues or organisations set to receive almost $740,000 between them.
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Regional talent gets funding for sporting dreams

Nov 29, 2022
Regional athletes, coaches and officials are the beneficiaries of funding to 9 special programs around Western Australia that will help them achieve their sporting dreams.
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Community sport lights up thanks to facility upgrade funding

Nov 24, 2022
2 community sporting grant programs have given 24 local sport clubs and facilities across Western Australia more than $1 million in funding for upgrades.

New funding program to support Aboriginal arts and culture sector

Nov 15, 2022
A new funding program offering Aboriginal Business Development and Capacity Building Grants has opened to support the Indigenous arts and culture sector in Western Australia.
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$600,000 to help more West Aussies experience the benefits of being outdoors

Nov 4, 2022
The State Government has put a call out for Western Australians to get more active outdoors with $600,000 now available through two grant programs.
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Multi-million dollar investment to support grassroots sports

Nov 3, 2022
Sport and recreation clubs in Western Australia will receive a $2.1 million funding boost thanks to the latest round of grants available through the State Government's Every Club Program.
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Round 2 recipients announced for Perth CBD activation grants

Nov 2, 2022
The State Government’s investment in revitalising the Perth CBD and Northbridge continues with 18 eligible businesses, property owners and not-for-profits sharing in more than $1.2 million of funding from the Perth CBD Revitalisation Grant Program.
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WA Golf Open scores Sport and Recreation event funding

Oct 20, 2022
The Minister for Sport and Recreation has approved funding of $30,000 to help Golf WA host this year’s Western Australian Open Golf Championship, while Wembley Lacrosse Club received $10,000 to deliver the 2022 U15 Boys and Girls National Tournament.
Mowanjum Festival 2011 at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Photo by Matthew Scurfield.

Grant program supports connection to country, community, culture

Oct 18, 2022
Applications are now open for grants to support Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake activities that foster links between community, country and culture.
Ghost Swim by Kelsey Ashe. Fremantle Biennale, UnderCurrent19, November 2019. Film Still Archival Photographic Print. Photography by Kelsey Ashe.

16 diverse new arts projects share more than $745,000

Oct 11, 2022
The State Government's Arts 15k-plus grant program has provided a boost to the arts sector of $745,562, supporting 16 new projects.
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$120,000 funding available for local governments to identify and protect local heritage sites

Sep 28, 2022
Local governments throughout Western Australia can now apply for a share of $120,000 in State Government funding to assess, review, and develop local frameworks that protect places of cultural heritage significance through their local planning schemes.
Round 2 recipients announced for Perth CBD activation grants with an image of an evening night market

Round 1 CBD Revitalisation Grant Program recipients announced

Sep 21, 2022
24 eligible businesses, property owners and not-for-profits have shared in $1.9 million of funding from the State Government's $4 million Perth CBD Revitalisation Grant Program.
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