Tasmanian Regional Arts (TRA) builds vibrant communities through arts and cultural development. TRA works with artists, our branch network, affiliates and a wide range of organisations and communities to support the development, presentation and promotion of the arts throughout Tasmania.
Now closed until 2014.
Thank you for all that submitted applications by the due date. Announcements of the round outcomes will be by mid December 2013.
Arts Minister Simon Crean has announced funding outcomes for the 2012 Round 2 RAF Grants. Download the Media Release: 2012 Round 2 RAF Grants
Tasmanian Regional Arts is the peak organisation for regional arts, and community arts and cultural development in Tasmania.
TRA advises that our office will be closed from December 20 until 14 January 2014.
In 2014 TRA's office will be open Tuesday to Friday during normal business hours.
We wish all TRA members, affiliated organisations, supporters and friends the very best for the coming festive season and look forward to continuing to work with you all in 2014.
Want to know what you missed? Check out the video of OWLs at work!
The Older, Wiser and connected onLine (OWL) program provided workshops designed to show how social media can be a useful tool to promote regional arts activities. TRA delivered these workshops inseven locatins statewide covering commonly used social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Throughout the workshops, participants learnt commonly used features of social media and developed ways to promote local arts and cultural activities.
A public report on the OWL project will be available early in 2014.
To check out what was achieved, Visit the OWL Facebook Page
Regional communities in Tasmania will benefit from the RAF March Grant round.
The full list of recipients and further information on the Regional Arts Fund is available at www.arts.gov.au/arts/regional_arts_fund
From 2011-2012 TRA and our project partners delivered The Dance Project. A detailed and independent evaluation report on the project is now available. Click here to download a copy (PDF: 2.7MB)
TRA advises that Regional Quick Response grants are now closed until January 2014.
Since 2009 TRA has been engaged in an action research project to investigate the relevance and potential of social enterprise and the arts in Tasmania.
We are please to release the public report on this interesting and relevant study. You can read about how the project came about, head about our work with the pilot communities, hear about subsequent initiatives and respond to the recommendations for future developments around creative social enterprise.
Download the Quick Response Grant Report for the period July/December 2012. Check out who was successful in receiving support.
Yes, the new RAF OFTA/TRA agreement contains some tweaking of previous program guidelines. Download the RAF FAQ sheet to learn about these changes.
Tasmanian Regional Arts (TRA) provides its members, affiliates and the broader regional community with a range of resources and publications.
These resources have been collated to support TRA branch activity, celebrate the achievements of specific projects undertaken by TRA and its members and provide advice and inspiration.
Many resources are downloadable PDF files viewable with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Most resources are accessible in both hard copy and on line. Download the latest Branch Manual, E-newsletter, the Annual Report and other resources.
Not all of TRA's resources are virtual: TRA's staff, board and membership possess a wealth of information and advice.