About Creative Corner Inc
Creative Corner Inc is the peak body for the creative sector in the South West region of WA connecting people, businesses, services and events with each other and with opportunities within and outside the region. Incorporated as a not-for-profit since 2012 the Creative Corner works to support and grow the local creative sector and position the South West as internationally recognised region of excellence in creativity and innovation attracting and retaining people in a sustainable local economy. Creative Corner initiatives and activities include:
- Emergence Creative Festival
- Film South West website
- HQ Co-Working Space at the Margaret River Education Campus
- Outaspace Pass linking Creative Corner members with other co-working spaces
- Free Generator Mentor Program
- South West Music Strategy
- Regular workshops and networking events
- Cabin Fever Festival
- Country Arts WA Regional Arts Hub Project for the South West
CREATIVE CORNER WORKING WITH COUNTRY ARTS WA
The Creative Corner is one of the four organisations in Country Arts WA’s Regional Arts Hubs pilot program. The intent of the program is to increase creative self-sufficiency and autonomy for regional and remote communities and artists. The program will benefit the regional arts sector by revitalising and strengthening local capacity, economy, and community. The Regional Arts Hubs is an innovative and ambitious State-wide undertaking for Country Arts WA. The geographical scope of the Creative Corner’s responsibility as a Regional Arts Hub is: • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River • Shire of Nannup • City of Busselton If you would like further information on the Creative Corner’s involvement as a Hub please do not hesitate to contact [email protected]
More About the program
The program is an initiative of Country Arts WA. The Regional Arts Hubs will strengthen the State and arts sector by building creativity, capacity, and connection in and between regional communities.The project is made possible by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, which supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia to give artists and communities better access to opportunities to practice and experience the arts. The Regional Arts Fund is administered in Western Australia by Country Arts WA. Further information concerning the Regional Arts Hubs can be found here:
Regional Development AustraliaRegional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government initiative that brings together all levels of government to enhance the development of Australia’s regions. A national network of RDA committees has been established to achieve this objective.
South West Development CommissionThe South West Development Commission is a statutory authority of the Western Australian government, with a board of management selected from the community, local governments and ministerial appointments.
Our aim is to make the South West region an even greater place to live, work and invest.
We do so by partnering with communities, government, business and industry to identify and support projects that benefit the region.
Developing the region’s economy and improving quality of life are key areas of focus.
South West Institute of TechnologyThe South West Institute of Technology delivers high quality, accredited vocational education and training that is flexible enough to meet your workplace and lifestyle commitments.
With campuses in Bunbury, Busselton, Collie, Harvey, Manjimup and Margaret River, the South West Institute of Technology is able to support and nurture the training needs of the local community throughout the region. Our extensive facilities and workshops allow us to offer training that is responsive and relevant due to the professional relationships we have across commercial sectors to ensure that training is benchmarked to industry standard.