Gladstone Region RADF program supports development of local arts and culture
Five new arts and cultural experiences will be undertaken across the Gladstone Region, supported by the recent round of the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).
Gladstone Regional Council, at its July 3 General Meeting, endorsed the recommendations of the 2017-18 RADF committee, awarding $25,167 in financial support.
Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said endorsement followed the RADF committee’s assessment meeting held on June 13.
“Council is pleased RADF will support five diverse arts and cultural experiences across the Gladstone Region,” Councillor Burnett said.
“The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.
“The RADF committee decide, in accordance with the RADF guidelines, if applications meet criteria and are eligible for funding.”
Successful Round Two 2017-18 RADF recipients include:
Additionally, Council initiated Strategic Projects during 2017-18 include: Pop Up Digital Public Art – Gladstone Region Art on Fleet and the Arts & Cultural Policy Review: Join the Conversation led by ArtReach Queensland.
The Queensland Government, through Arts Queensland, is contributing $2.08 million to the 2017-18 RADF partnership across 59 councils state-wide.
For further information, phone RADF Liaison Officer, Di Paddick on 4976 6766 or visit www.gragm.qld.gov.au/radf