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Expression of Interest - Festival Coordinator

Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for a Festival Coordinator to undertake the development and delivery of the Cowra Festival of International Understanding from 11-20 March 2016 in conjunction with Council and the Festival Committee.

The Festival is the premier annual festival in Cowra and showcases the culture of a different Guest Nation each year. It incorporates exhibitions, a Festival Parade, a Festival Carnival and various civic and community based functions. Council is seeking to ensure this significant event is afforded the focus required to successfully stage a broad-based community event.

The Festival Coordinator will work as part of a team and report directly to the General Manager.

Details can be found below and the Council Customer Service Centre.

Expressions of Interest close at 4pm on 16 October 2015.

Festival Coordinator – Expression of Interest

Survey your Cowra Council website!

Our website contains information on Council services, media, development applications, public exhibitions, and meeting agenda and minutes.

However, websites can always be improved, so Council is now inviting all of our clients to have their say.

Click here to take the short survey.

RAFCA 2016 signs-on for a “singing” September

Get your musical hats on, because Cowra's Recycled Art for Cowra Awards (RAFCA) will next year have the theme, Song Titles!

RAFCA 2016 is also returning to its original September date with the works being displayed during next year's Cowra Show.

"This is a radical departure from previous themes and will hopefully engage and inspire creativity from young people from toddlers (The Wheels on the Bus or Humpty Dumpty) to teens — rap, heavy metal, pop — whatever," Tidy Towns Chairperson, Cr Judi Smith said. "Anything goes; I'd love to see an Octopus's Garden, Cr Smith punned.

Have a grant application to write?

Cowra Council is hosting a "Grant Writing Skills" workshop on Tuesday 13th October 2015 for community organisations and volunteers.

Learn how to write a winning grant application. The workshop will be held at Cowra Council's offices in the Council Chamber. The workshop will be offered in two sessions starting at 10.30am and 1.00pm. The cost is $20.00 per person and the payment is required at the time of booking.

For further information contact Council's Community Projects officers on 02 6340 2069 or 02 6340 2064, or you can email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Click here for additional information.

Footpath renewal to refurbish Kendal Street

Next phase of Cowra's Kendal Street refurbishment will see major renewal work on the main street's footpaths, Cowra Mayor, Councillor Bill West has said.

Designer David Tooby from consultants King and Campbell is currently working with Council to look at options for the continuing upgrade that is designed to create a more pedestrian and visitor-friendly shopping precinct that reflects the cultural and social uniqueness of the Cowra district.