Culture & the Arts

Arts: The Greens (WA) Policy

Committed to encouraging creative expression and engagement with the arts, the Greens (WA) believe that all spheres of government are responsible for helping to facilitate these processes through funding and the provision of appropriate facilities.


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Department of Culture and The Arts: Addressing Climate Change

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 5 April 2011]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton


Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Mental Health representing the Minister for Culture and the
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Soiree at Xanadu in aid of NO COALition

Mar 5 2011 16:30
Mar 5 2011 20:00


Great food, wine and music - along with an auction of fine art, wines and hospitality packages. All in aid of raising funds for NO COALition, a not-for-profit organisation whose objective is to protect Australia's South-West corner from underground coal mining.

When: Saturday March 5, 4.30pm - 8pm Read more »

ARTillery Youth Arts Festival

Dec 1 2010 19:00
Dec 10 2010 00:00

ARTillery Youth Arts Festival begins!

ARTillery is not your average youth festival. There’s no fairy floss, no overpriced rides, no officials giving a spiel about how youth are the ‘voice of tomorrow’. The festival is about young, local artists pushing the boundaries of their art forms to explore human rights issues. Read more »

WA Week 18-24 October

Oct 18 2010
Oct 24 2010

18-24 October

WA Week celebrates WA's unique history, heritage and development and recognises individual and collective achievements throughout the state.

For the full programme of events and activities please go the Celebrate WA website.

Hulbert Street Sustainability Fiesta

Sep 18 2010 10:00
Sep 19 2010 16:00

Hulbert Street Sustainability Fiesta

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September 2010

10am - 4pm

Hulbert Street, South Fremantle

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Funding for arts and culture in WA

Recently Lynn met some of WA's most successful and talented writers at the Tom Collins House in Swanbourne. They were giving their support to Indigo Journal editor Donna Ward and to film a report for ABC's Stateline. To see that report, please click here.

Donna's critically acclaimed WA literary publication has been forced to close because it was unable to secure ongoing state funding from the Department of Culture and the Arts through the Arts Development Panel.

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Freo could adopt Newcastle creative business initaitive

The Australian Greens have announced an innovative policy to revitalise local communities by making empty shopfronts available to be used by creative small businesses at no cost to the owners.

The policy is based on the established ‘Renew Newcastle’ programme, set up by writer and broadcaster, Marcus Westbury. Read more »

Arts Development Panel - Indigo Journal

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[COUNCIL - Tuesday, 10 August 2010]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Robyn McSweeney


Solar Library Colouring Competition Spearwood Library

Sep 1 2010 00:00
Sep 30 2010 00:00

Sustainable September at the City Of Cockburn. For a full list of events and more information click here Read more »