2008 CULTURAL GRANTS ANNOUNCED
2008 Cultural Grants announced
25 February 2008
The Nationals Member for Lismore, Thomas George, today recognised grants totalling $274,965 announced under the State Government’s 2008 Cultural Grants Program as follows:
- Blue Knob Hall towards extensions to the Blue Knob Hall Gallery ($33,000) under the Capital Infrastructure program.
- Lismore City Council towards the establishment of a curator’s position (Year 3) ($26,965) at Lismore Regional Art Gallery under the Visual Arts and Craft program.
- Northern Rivers Performing Arts Inc towards the program of activities ($20,000) under the Dance program.
- Northern Rivers Performing Arts Inc towards annual operations ($195,000) under the Theatre program.
- “These grants recognise the contribution by these organisations to the arts and culture of our community.
- “It is very important that organisations such as these are supported by the Government to promote the arts in country and regional NSW,” concluded Thomas George.