Shoalhaven Arts Board


  • To develop strategy and policy both for the Shoalhaven City Council as well as in alignment with the Region
  • To develop and implement policy, planning and promotion for the broad arts within existing resources and using co-opted panel of peers for professional advice. They include:
    • Visual Arts
    • Heritage and Museum Sector
    • Literature
    • Performing Arts
    • Audience development

Delegated Authority

  • Make recommendation on the arts to Council
  • Appoint suitable representatives to fill casual vacancies on a set term basis
  • Inform and recommend policy for arts related funding programs, and where required by Council, vote on related matters
  • To establish a peer panel of professionals, experts and practitioners across art forms, heritage and cultural platforms to be co-opted as needed for input and advice to the Shoalhaven Arts Board
  • To establish a Shoalhaven Arts Foundation:
    • To support the development and enrichment of broad arts across the Shoalhaven including visual, heritage, literature and performing arts
    • To ensure that the Foundation in its governance, membership and charter are independent/ and at arms-length from Council yet which needs to work in concert with the Shoalhaven Arts Board and the Council and the community needs
    • To fundraise and develop a sustainable principal investment to generate ongoing grant funds
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