Shoalhaven Arts Board - Shoalhaven City Council

Shoalhaven Arts Board


  • To develop strategy and policy both for the Shoalhaven City Council as well as in alignment with the Region.
  • To develop and implement policy, planning and promotion for the broad arts within existing resources and using co-opted panel of peers for professional advice. They include:
    • Visual Arts
    • Heritage and Museum Sector
    • Literature
    • Performing Arts
    • Audience development

Delegated Authority

  • Make recommendation on the arts to Council
  • Appoint suitable representatives to fill casual vacancies on a set term basis
  • Inform and recommend policy for arts related funding programs, and where required by Council, vote on related matters
  • To establish a peer panel of professionals, experts and practitioners across art forms, heritage and cultural platforms to be co-opted as needed for input and advice to the Shoalhaven Arts Board
  • To establish a Shoalhaven Arts Foundation:
    • To support the development and enrichment of broad arts across the Shoalhaven including visual, heritage, literature & performing arts
    • To ensure that the Foundation in its governance, membership and charter are independent/ and at arms-length from Council yet which needs to work in concert with the Shoalhaven Arts Board and the Council and the community needs
    • To fundraise and develop a sustainable principal investment to generate ongoing grant funds

Terms of Reference (PDF 150kb)

Nominations for Community Representatives

Shoalhaven City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest to fill community representative vacancies. The Board contributes to and develops strategy and policy both for the Shoalhaven City Council as well as in alignment with the region.

Nominated persons need to have both a passion for the Arts and a background of experience in strategic thinking and capability and be able to offer expertise and advice. Board membership is a fixed two-year voluntary term. Meetings are held quarterly in a form and format as determined by the Shoalhaven Arts Board. The board consists of both community representatives and Councillors.

Expression of Interest form (PDF 87kb)

Expressions of Interest should be sent to Shoalhaven City Council, PO Box 42, Nowra NSW 2541 Ref 2123E or emailed to - before 5.00pm Friday 26 July 2019.

Agendas and minutes prior to 27 September 2016.

Date AgendaAgenda AttachmentsMinutesMinute AttachmentsOrdinary Meeting Minutes
11 Aug Agenda (774kb) Minutes (278kb)
Minutes attachment Item 3 (3,344kb) 
Minutes attachment - Item 7 (727kb) 
22 Jun Agenda (25kb) 28 Jun
12 May Minutes (80kb)
16 Mar Minutes (76kb)

Committee Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and minutes for the Shoalhaven Arts Board.

See bottom of page for agendas and minutes for this committee prior to 27 September 2016.

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