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Ros Bower Award
or Australia Council Ros Bower Award for Community Arts and Cultural Development
Subcategory of Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships
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History

'Ros Bower Award is named in honour of Ros Bower, a journalist, television producer, community arts pioneer and founding Director of Council's first Community Arts Board. The Award acknowledges the achievements of an Australian artist or arts worker who has made an outstanding and sustained contribution to community arts and cultural development.'

Notes

  • 'The purpose of this award is to recognise distinguished effort in fostering and furthering the philosophies and principles espoused by Rosalie (Ros) Bower, founding director of the Australia Council's Community Arts Board, precursor to the Community Cultural Development Board.
    (Source: Australian Council Grants Handbook, 1998)

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2019

Year: 2016

Year: 2013

winner Paula Abood

Year: 2012

winner Meme McDonald For an outstanding, life-long contribution to community arts and cultural development.

Year: 2011

winner Kharen Harper $50,000; for an outstanding, life-long contribution to community arts and cultural development.

Works About this Award

Just Reward Elissa Blake , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 March 2016; (p. 18)
Poet of the People Ron Banks , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 February 2005; (p. 12-13)
Greek Australian Turns the Everyday into Poetry John Stapleton , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 March 1993; (p. 2)
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