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  • Wollondilly
  • Yass

Applications for CASP 2016 Now Open

Applications have opened for the 2016 Country Arts Support Program (CASP).

What is CASP

CASP provides small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils based in regional NSW, for short term, locally initiated arts projects occurring between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016, with the program aiming to assist locally determined cultural activities.

How much is available

A maximum grant amount of $5000 is available to organisations residing in the STARTS region. 

How to apply

It is essential that you speak to your RADO, Susan Conroy
on 02 4823 4598 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
about your project before applying in order to be eligible for funding.

Please note that Palerang residents will need to apply directly through RANSW and talk to the Funding Manager at RANSW on 02 9270 2502 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before applying.

Detailed information about the program and application forms are available on the Regional Arts NSW website.

The Country Arts Support Program of Regional Arts NSW is funded by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Congratulations IlluminArte!

IlluminArte award

IlluminARTe won!

Best Event and Festival in the Golden Gazebo Awards



Maisies Choir with Pru Goward

Showcase Performance of the Choir

at the Yass Soldiers Club on Sunday 16 August

The Choir has been invigorated by how well their performance was received and were delighted and appreciated Pru Goward's reflections on the value of singing.

Four new people arrived to join the choir at this morning's rehearsal, and the Choir has agreed to sing at the Daffodil fund raising event at St Clements Yass on Thursday 10 September at 2pm and will also sing at the Relay for Life event in November.