WEST DARLING ARTS

About Us

West Darling Arts is focussed on promotion and support in the development of arts and cultural practices and to foster and enhance the capacity of arts and cultural organisations and to play a leading arts advocacy role.

West Darling Arts fosters and enhances the capacity of our regional communities for sustainable, self-determined cultural development through collaboration with its stakeholders in the delivery of programs, services and projects in 5 key areas; capacity, advocacy, communications, network support and governance.

About Our Region

Four community hubs make up the Central Darling Shire: Menindee, Wilcanna, Ivanhoe and White Cliffs. Menindee is 115 km southeast of Broken Hill, and another 210 km dirt road leads to Ivanhoe. 210 km to the east of Broken Hill is Wilcannia with a large population of Indigenous peoples for the region. 300 km northeast of Broken Hill is the town of White Cliffs.

Wentworth Shire to the south has five communities, Wentworth being the hub (265 km) on the confluence of the Baaka Darling and Murry rivers with Dareton, Gol Gol, Buronga, and Pooncarie north of Wentworth, mostly accessed by dirt roads.

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