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SCU Alumni Shine at the Lismore Lantern Parade

Southern Cross University Alumni Harry Suttor and SAE graduate Lachlan Mulligan were born in the surf at Yamba. Since graduating they have been riding even bigger waves in the Australian music scene as electronic duo, Nocturnal Tapes.

Up to $5000 for Local Arts Projects

Arts Northern Rivers’ is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Country Arts Support Program, an annual small grants program administered by Regional Arts NSW on behalf of Create NSW.

Byron Writers Festival Full Program Announced

The 2018 Festival program will take audiences from the wilds of New Zealand to North Korea, Tuscany and to Goonengerry. Authors traverse territory including anxiety, crime, the Frontier Wars and debate whether reading can make you happier.

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Give Back

Our Way Stories celebrates the lives of Indigenous Elders from the Northern Rivers region of Bundjalung Country. Buy the book to support Indigenous cultural development and enable their knowledge to be passed on to generations to come.

Featured Projects

Big Talks: Big Talks by Big Names with Big Ideas

As part of Your Big Idea Arts Northern Rivers presents Big Talks; a series of discussions with creatives and commentators who have something to say.

Your Big Idea

Arts Northern Rivers are calling for proposals for ambitious arts projects ready to be developed into a funding application. The project will be groundbreaking and have the ability to grab the attention of a local, national or international audience.

Art on Bundjalung Country

This is an opportunity for emerging and established Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists who have a strong connection with Bundjalung Country to have their work seen and sold in a Showcase at the new Lismore Regional Gallery.

Northern Rivers Creative

Northern Rivers Creative is a directory showcasing professional practitioners of the Northern Rivers and committed to making connections to local, national and international markets.