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Big dollars for Bourke artists

NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin (centre) in Bourke last Thursday with Alex Dixon from Muda Aboriginal Corporation, Sally Torr from Bourke Arts Community Inc, local artist Jason Dixon and Bourke Mayor Barry Hollman Photo TWH

Bourke’s arts community has received significant funding, with more promised, enabling it to rebuild an active creative facility in the town.

NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin was in Bourke last Thursday to, amongst other things, have a look at progress on the various arts projects funded by the government.

Mr Harwin was briefed on the progress towards opening an Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre in Bourke, and said that it is important that each community benefits and gets its fair share of arts funding.

“I am pleased to see the Regional Cultural Fund going to worthwhile and deserving projects like this one.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

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