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The Shire of Augusta Margaret River has a diverse array of emerging and professional artists who practice crafts ranging from oil paintings to street performances. Alongside this, is a rich and wonderfully biodiverse natural environment which often influences creative processes.
Our Vision is that by 2018 our art and culture scene is vibrant, diverse, innovative and characterised by strong community participation. The art and culture scene will be active, tell the story of both our Indigenous and Multi-cultural heritage as well as express who we are now. We will maintain the soul of the area and keep it funky.
There is potential for growth within the area of art and culture that will result in enriching the lives of residents as well as attracting visitors. Supporting these activities results in greater civic pride and is often good for our physical, mental and spiritual health. The Creative Blueprint is a plan that outlines actions that will help to bring the goals of the community to fruition.
The Plan provides a four year cultural planning framework to complement the Shire’s Community Strategic Plan, and will be used to:
To view a copy of the Creative Blueprint click here
Through the application of this Public Art Policy the Shire propose to:
The Policy inludes a per cent for art component which facilitates the provision of public art works through the requirement for all developments (excluding private homes, subdivisions, rural and industrial development) above a value of $1,000,000 (including GST) to allocate one per cent of the value of the development to public art as outlined in the Developer Contribution Policy.
To view a copy of the Public Art Policy click here
The Public Art Collection document provides a summary of all public artworks vested to, purchased by, or commissioned by the Shire.
The Culturally Active Communities Policy describes the Shire’s commitment to a thriving art and cultural scene. The objectives of the Policy are:
To view a copy of the Culturally Active Communities Policy click here
The Shire of Augusta Margaret River supports:
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