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Firstdraft 2022–23 Program Announcement

Firstdraft’s 2022–23 Program will feature 54 artists, curators, writers, collectives and organisations supported to present work across 21 exhibitions, curator-led projects, live events, and writing residencies.

Byron Writers Festival Reveals First Guests

Byron Writers Festival 2022 (26-28 August) opens an exciting new chapter with a new Artistic Director Zoe Pollock and a beautiful new site at North Byron Parklands. The 2022 Festival will feature popular and provocative voices, familiar names and new

CASP Applications Now Open

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short term, locally initiated arts and community projects delivered in the Northern Rivers. CASP grants are offered once a year with applications opening on the 20th May and closing on the 30th June.

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Give Back

Did you know Arts Northern Rivers has Deductable Gift Recipient status (DGR)? These donations meant we were able to produce the 'Our Way Stories' book and return all profits to the Elders.

Featured Projects

Creative Industries Recovery Forum

Arts Northern Rivers has set the date for a creative gathering which will lay the foundations for a sector-led approach to recovery following the recent flood disaster in the region. 

CASP | Country Arts Support Program

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short term, locally initiated arts and community projects delivered in the Northern Rivers. CASP grants are offered once a year with applications opening on the 20th May and closing on the 30th June.

Rapid Response Flood Support Funding

The Arts Northern Rivers team have been dedicating their time to advocate and fundraise for flood relief and recovery funding to directly assist individuals impacted by the devastating floods in the Northern Rivers.

SMOKE

SMOKE is a dance theatre work co-authored by Jade Dewi and Kirk Page that has been in development on Bundjalung Country in Northern NSW, Yuggaera and Turrbal peoples lands and Indonesia.