Singleton Citizen of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year announced at Australia Day ceremony

Singleton has celebrated Australia Day with an official ceremony including the Australia Day address by decorated army colonel Iain Cruickshank, a citizenship ceremony to welcome 36 new Australians and the announcement of Singleton’s leading citizens. 2017 Wambo Coal Singleton Hall of fame inductee Peggy Moore was named 2019 Citizen of the Year, for her tireless…

Darling Portrait Prize

Entries close: 1 October 2019 The winner of the annual Darling Portrait Prize will receive a cash prize of $75,000. To enter the Prize you must be at least 18 years old and an Australian citizen or resident. The subject of your portrait must be an Australian citizen or resident, or significant to Australian life.…

Australia Council Awards

Nominations close: Tuesday 1 October 2019 The Australia Council Awards recognise outstanding achievements of individuals in the arts and their contributions to the arts and cultural life of the nation. Nominations are being sought for outstanding and sustained contributions to music, literature, community arts and cultural development, visual arts, theatre, dance and emerging and experimental arts in…

9×5 Landscape Prize 2019

Entries close: Tuesday 1 October 2019 The 9×5 Landscape Prize is open to all artists 16 years and over. One of the prize’s unique features is the uniformity of 9×5 plywood boards, supplied with each entry registration. All entrants start on a level playing field, highlighting the diversity of urban and rural landscapes, media and…

Muswellbrook Local Art Awards 2019

Entries close: 4 October 2019 $ 5,800 Total Prize Money 6 categories for Entry – Painting, Works on Paper, Sculpture, Photography, Youth and People’s Choice. For all the details please visit https://www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/index.php/art-prizes/muswellbrook-local-art-awards/about-the-muswellbrook-local-art-awards

2019 Blue Heeler Film Festival

Submissions close: 6 October 2019 Muswellbrook Shire Council is gearing up for the annual Blue Heeler Film Festival this October and emerging creatives are invited to enter their short films and animations in this story rich rural festival. Filmmakers have the chance to win the first prize of $10,000 and the coveted Bluey Award in…