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Raw Arts Awards


The City of Greater Bendigo is committed to fostering the talents and artistic pursuits of young people in the region. This commitment is supported through the presentation of the RAW Arts Awards.



Award Categories

Visual Arts: $1,000 Acquisitive Award and $250 Highly Commended.

Digital Media: $1,000 Prize and $250 Highly Commended.

Literature: $1,000 Prize and $250 Highly Commended.

Performing Arts: $1,000 Scholarship and $250 Highly Commended.

For full award guidelines refer to  RAW_Guidelines_2018.pdf

General Application Details

Open to City of Greater Bendigo residents aged 25 years and under as of 17 May, 2018.

Applicants may submit one entry only in each category.

Applicants may enter more than one category.

Awards will be judged by a panel of Arts Professionals.

The Judges' decision is final, no correspondence will be entered into.

Winners will be announced at the RAW Arts Exhibition opening on 17 May, 2018.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with the Arts Officer.

For further information or enquiries contact Rohan Phillips, Arts Officer, City of Greater Bendigo, phone: (03) 5434 6478 or

[email protected]

Entrants must complete the application forum either online below or in hard copy. Hard copy applications may be hand delivered to The Capital Box Officer, View Street Bendigo or posted to 'RAW Arts' City of Greater Bendigo, 50 View Street, Bendigo 3550.

Applications close Monday 23 April, 2018 at 5pm.

Entrants completing the application form online will be sent a Confirmation of Entry which must be signed and returned by Wednesday 16 May.


Digital Media, Literature and Performing Arts entries must be received by 5pm, Monday 23 April.

Entries may be hand delivered to The Capital Box Officer, View St Bendigo, posted to 'Raw Arts' City of Greater Bendigo, 50 View Street, Bendigo 3550. or emailed to [email protected]

Visual Art entries (artwork) must be:

Delivered to Dudley House: Tue 15 May 4.30-5.30pm or Wed 16 May 8.30-10am

Collected from Dudley House: Mon 21 May: 8.30-9.30am or 4.30-5.30pm.

Raw Arts 2018

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Or download the Application Form here: RAW_Application_Form_2018.pdf
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