The Arts Queensland Regional Arts and Culture Awards 2011 will capture the achievements of individuals and organisations in contributing to the arts and cultural lives of their local communities.
Nominations are accepted for individuals and arts and cultural projects that have taken place in regional Queensland between 1 January 2009 and 31 March 2011.
The six award categories as Building Strong Communities, Participation, Regional Arts Development Fund, Indigenous Regional Arts Development, Volunteering and Creative Spaces and Places.
As part of the awards, four professional development bursaries of $2,500 each will be awarded to volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to arts and culture in a regional community
Nominations are accepted until 31 March 2011 for individuals, organisations and Councils.
The awards will be presented as part of Artspoken: Queensland Regional Arts and Culture Conference 2011, hosted by the Bundaberg Regional Council, from 13-14 October.