Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee & Working Group

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Do you have a passion for music, the performing arts, public art or culture?

Would you like to share your experience, skills and knowledge in this area?

Do you want to make a dynamic hands on contribution to the creative life of Federation?

Federation Council is currently seeking expression of interest from members of the community to participate in the new Federation Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee or the new Federation Arts and Cultural Working Group.

The Federation Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee members are to provide Council with strategic advice and informed feedback about arts and cultural development in the Federation Council area.

Council is looking for a range of community members who represent diverse creative forms and practices, and reflect the diversity of Federation’s population and geographic spread. Creative forms and practices include, but not limited to, all types of performance, singing, music, sound, dance, visual arts, public and street art, design, architecture, history, language, literature, photography, film and digital.

Membership of the Committee will include a Councillor Representative, Council Officer and community and industry representatives who will meet at least four times annually. 

Council is also seeking expression of interest from community members who are passionate about arts and culture, but just want to focus only on particular arts and cultural project, event or initiative. Such as volunteer at exhibitions or events, assist on street art projects, compile historical information, etc. The Federation Arts and Cultural Working Group is a sub-committee of the Federation Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee. This is open to all community members, who wish to be involved based around their interest in a project.

The Federation Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee is an exciting opportunity for residents who are members of a Federation based or regional arts or community organisation, local working artist or people working or engaged in a cultural industry to shape priorities, direction and identify opportunities to grow and promote arts and culture across all of the Federation Council.

Candidates for appointment must lodge a written and signed Application Form with the Federation Council. Following the closure of nominations an assessment panel made up of the Chairperson and Council officers will be convened to decide on the selection of representatives to fill vacancies.

Nominations close Friday 31 May 2019.