Gladstone Regional Council Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)
Fourteen local arts and culture projects will gain financial assistance from the Gladstone Regional Council Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round Two, 2018-19.
Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said a museum workshop and community pantomime were among some of the local art projects to receive RADF assistance.
“Council accepted recommendations from its RADF committee and allocated a total of $50,653 for RADF Round Two 2018-19,” Councillor Burnett said.
“This funding round will financially assist with the delivery of projects in a variety of artforms including cultural tourism, visual arts, new media and dance.”
Cr Burnett said these projects provide professional development opportunities for local artists, as well as providing enriching activities for the wider community.
Successful Round Two 2018-19 recipients include:
Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch said the Palaszczuk Government is proud to continue its RADF partnership with local governments with an investment of $2.08 million, through Arts Queensland, for the 2019-20 fund.
“This investment will support the delivery of hundreds of arts experiences and professional development opportunities across the state,” Ms Enoch said.
“Projects funded through RADF provide pathways for learning, contribute to the creation of jobs, foster creativity and boost cultural tourism.”
A funding celebration will be held at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, to bring recipients, committee and community together from 10am, Saturday, 23 November 2019.
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