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Media Centre Media Release: Two more cohorts of National Regional Arts Fellowships


As the national voice for arts in regional Australia, Regional Arts Australia (RAA) supports high quality practice through professional development opportunities and cross-sector projects. With the support of the Federal Government Regional Arts Fund, we are delighted announce funding for two more cohorts of National Regional Arts Fellowships for 2022 and 2023.

2022 National Regional Arts Fellowship

Six Fellowships are available through the 2022 National Regional Fellowships Program. This is an investment in the development of artistic and creative practice for artists and practitioners working and living in regional, rural, and remote Australia. The fellowships are designed as an applicant-led approach, addressing the needs of the individual in their time and place while offering a guaranteed income to develop their work, skills and networks or research.

2022 Fellowships on offer:

Type of Fellowship

Amount available

Number available

Creative and Professional Development



First Timer – Creative or Professional Development



Regional Arts Australia will run an online information session for the National Regional Arts Fellowship on the following date/time:
Thursday 11 August 5.30pm AEDT

2022 Fellowship applications open Thursday 1 September 2022 (closes 30 September 2022)
Click here for Program Guidelines and Information Session Bookings

2023 Fellowship applications open in mid 2023

“RAA is committed to maintaining strategic, collaborative relationships for the benefit of arts and creative practice across the country. To facilitate opportunities that strengthen artistic and creative practice and to increase the access and participation of artists and organisations working in regional communities.” Regional Arts Australia Executive Director said.

Regional Arts Australia looks forward to supporting both rounds of this program, to connect creative practice with critical conversations and to further develop contemporary regional practice across the national arts sector.

For media comment please contact:
Ros Abercrombie, Executive Director, Regional Arts Australia | mobile 0422 298 807