Mildura Arts & Culture Advisory Committee


The Advisory Committee works with Mildura Rural City Council to ignite arts and culture in our community and develop Mildura Arts Centre as a leading regional arts and cultural precinct, enhancing the vitality and viability of the region at a national and international level. 
 
Current Advisory Committee:
Don Mayne, Chair
Jo Farrell, Deputy Chair
Bob Jankowski
Jo Fraser
Joe Simonetta
Pat D’Aranjo
Terry McGowan
Antonette Zema, Arts and Culture Development Manager  (ex officio)


The Elliott Award 
The popular and long-serving music teacher, pianist, instrumentalist, musical director and conductor Megan Sullivan was awarded the Mildura Arts and Culture Advisory Committee’s 2020 Elliott Award recipient.

The Elliott Award recognises an outstanding contribution to the arts in our community, particularly where that contribution has not previously been formally acknowledged.

The Elliott Award has been awarded to Des Tobin (2006), Tom McCullough (2007), Vaughan Stirrat (2008), Neil Noyce (2009), Mollie Kalms (2010), Shirley Bowie (2011), Neil Fettling (2012) Kay Sylvester (2013), Peta‑Lynne Buchanan and Janine Kerr (2014), Leonard (Len) Krause (2015), Yvonne Hedley (2016), Henry Tankard (2017), Mavis Francis (2018), David Searle (2019) and Meg Sullivan (2020).