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Regional Arts Development Central West NSW
Professional development
Opportunities for individuals and organisations

Arts OutWest is a leader in arts and cultural development, acting as the peak body in the region to provide advice and assistance to the sector.

In our strategic plan we aim to provide professional development opportunities for individuals and organisations in the region.

Current activities

Latest news

SBM AOW Helping Hands
Helping Hands

Tuesday 24 October, 1-3pm, Forbes. A free workshop to help arts, heritage and creative groups find and keep volunteers.

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Talking about your website

Tuesday 24 October, 9.30am-1.30am, Molong. A free workshop with CreativePlusBusiness for anyone in the creative sector who knows they need to make their website better.


Thursday 27 July at 6pm in Mudgee. With CreativePlusBusiness. FREE. The basics of writing, winning, and acquitting any kind of funding, as well as making plans and preparing for your funding future.

Freelance Skills for Creatives
Freelance Skills for Creatives

Friday 28 July, 10.30am, The Annex Portland.  a fast, funny and practical presentation specifically designed for creative practitioners with absolutely no business skills

past project case studies

Examples of past professional development activities

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Artstate Bathurst
Artstate Bathurst

2018: Part conversation, part arts festival.

Rural Arts and Culture Symposiums
Rural Arts and Culture Symposiums

2014-15: Conversations about how and why we make arts and culture

Portfolio Project
Portfolio Project

2014: professional development sessions for creatives


2021: arts Business skills

contact our team members
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Kylie Shead
Executive Director


Steven Cavanagh
Arts & Health Projects

(Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri)

Maryanne Jaques

(Mon, Tues, Thurs in school hours)