Arts, cultural and heritage overview
This overview summarises the plans and strategy guiding arts, culture and heritage in the Central Highlands.
Heritage Management Framework
The Heritage Management Framework outlines the various heritage sectors within the Central Highlands region.
This document promotes the awareness of the breadth and depth of our region’s heritage and will inform council, so they can be more strategic in their future heritage management.
Creative Cultural Futures Strategy 2016-2026
The Creative Cultural Futures Strategy 2016-2026 was developed in consultation with local stakeholders to recognise, support and celebrate the partnerships between art and cultural and heritage groups, the community and government.
The strategy provides a clear vision for the future of our arts and cultural sector and enables us to target further funding.
Creative Cultural Futures & Heritage Action Plan 2018-2020
The Central Highlands regional delivery of arts and cultural activities and services is supported by the following objectives.
This action Creative Cultural Futures & Heritage Action Plan 2018-2020 has been influenced by the Creative Cultural Futures Strategy 2016-2026 and the Heritage Management Framework (above).
To recognise, support and celebrate the partnerships between arts and cultural groups, community and government in the common goal of strategic and innovative arts and cultural services delivery.
The Central Highlands Regional Council strives,through cooperation and strong supporting partnerships, to recognise and celebrate the unique and quintessential Central Highlands’ character and its creative communities by means of the objectives and actions outlined in this document.
Arts and Cultural Policy
The Arts and Cultural Policy recognises our commitment to support and celebrate arts, cultural and heritage activities and their contribution to the wellbeing of the community. The policy covers all arts, cultural and heritage activities in the local government area and sets out what we will do to promote and enhance arts and cultural endeavour within the region.
A revised version of the policy is currently open to public feedback. Email your submission to Arts and Cultural Officer Karen Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 4980 6368 by 5.00 pm 21 February 2020.
Banner image credit: ‘The Signature Art Piece’, public artwork at the Gemfields crossroads