Community War Memorials Fund

Applications close: 25 April 2020 Applications to Round 2 of the 2019/20 Community War Memorials Fund are open. The NSW Government established the Community War Memorials Fund to help conserve, repair and protect war memorials across NSW. Since the establishment of the program in 2008, grants have been provided for a wide range of projects…

Muswellbrook Art Prize 2020

Entries close: 26 January 2020 Painting Prize $50,000 (Acquisitive); Works on Paper Prize $10,000 (Acquisitive); Ceramics Prize $10,000 (Acquisitive); People’s Choice Prize $1,000 (Non-Acquisitive). For all the details please visit https://www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/index.php/art-prizes/muswellbrook-art-prize/45th-muswellbrook-art-prize-2018

Writing Fire, Writing Drought

Applications close extended to: 7 April 2020 Varuna’s Writing Fire, Writing Drought fellowships will be awarded to five writers from regional NSW and outer-western Sydney in 2020. We are hoping to support writers to develop new work in response to the drought and bushfire crisis. Each Writing Fire, Writing Drought fellowship includes a one-week residential…

The 2020 Yancoal Singleton Art Prize

Applications close: 26 June 2020 Presented by the Rotary Club of Singleton on Hunter, the 2020 Yancoal Singleton Art Prize is a painting and drawing show. There is a wide range of categories and a total prize pool over $18,000. For all the details including guidelines and entry form please visit http://singletononhunterrotary.org.au/singleton-art-prize  Please read the…

Pro Hart Outback Art Prize

Entries close: 29 May 2020 The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize is an annual acquisitive competition. The prize showcases work in any media which reflects the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback. The prize consists of an Acquisitive First Prize, a Non-Acquisitive Second Prize and a People’s Choice Award with a total prize pool…

The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award 2020

Entries close: Friday 29 May 2020 The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award is an $50,000 biennial award for realistic portraiture. It is non-acquisitive and attracts over 400 entries from many of Australia’s most respected artists. For all the details please visit https://gallery.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/cp_themes/default/page.asp?p=DOC-UJM-56-30-12

Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards

Entries close: 30 June 2020 The Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards is a unique national project, giving Australian’s youth a voice and opportunity to strive for excellence in literature. 2020 has a new category to encourage students within the Gunnedah, Narrabri and Tamworth regions to discover their love of words. The Kurrumbede Award will go to…

Oral History NSW Community History Award

Entries close: 30 April 2020 The Oral History NSW Community History Award acknowledges the work of individuals or community groups who are recording the histories of their communities. The winner of the award receives $500. For all the details please visit https://www.oralhistorynsw.org.au/community-history-award