Made Deadly to Unearth Even More Aboriginal Music Talent for 2019

July 15, 2019

They stole the show and the audience’s hearts at Saltwater Freshwater Festival in January. Now Made Deadly is back for 2019, and it promises to discover and showcase more gifted Aboriginal musicians, stellar performances and inspiration from around the region than ever. The “Triple J Unearthed”-style project supports Aboriginal musical talent on the Mid North…

Saltwater Freshwater Festival opens main stage to unearthed Mid North Coast Aboriginal musical acts

January 17, 2019

Saltwater Freshwater Festival’s main stage is being transformed into a unique musical showcase for local outstanding Aboriginal talent from across the Mid North Coast. Next weekend on Australia Day, the event will feature four finalists and four “wild cards” from the Made Deadly open-mic sessions, which unearthed local Aboriginal musical acts from five communities in…

Saltwater Freshwater Festival Returns This Australia Day – New Coffs Venue

December 20, 2018

Saltwater Freshwater Festival will take place in Coffs Harbour next month, giving the community a meaningful and inclusive showcase of the best of the old and the new in regional Aboriginal culture. The much-loved free, all-ages festival will run on Australia Day, 10.30am to 5pm Saturday 26 January 2019. It will be a waterfront event,…

Announcement coming soon

December 9, 2018

The Saltwater Freshwater Festival is confirmed to go ahead in 2019. Organisers said the festival, a valuable and much-loved annual event of the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance (SWFW), will run in Coffs Harbour on its traditional Australia Day date. The festival, which is nomadic and is held in various locations on the Mid North Coast,…

Saltwater Freshwater Aboriginal Art Award and Exhibition Wins Share of Regional Cultural Fund

July 9, 2018

Saltwater Freshwater Aboriginal Art Award and Contemporary Cultural Objects exhibition has been awarded a share in almost $250,000 handed out to Coffs cultural organisations, as part of the first round of the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund (RCF). The popular biennial art award and exhibition was among 68 projects from 12 regions across NSW to…

Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Launches New Website

July 9, 2018

Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance (SWFW) is delighted to launch its stunning new website to the Mid North Coast community. The website, which went live this week, showcases the powerful work of SWFW within the community through an intuitive, story-driven navigation which invites the visitor to explore and see the positive outcomes of SWFW’s cultural programs…