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Regional Creativity and Wellbeing Seminar

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ERINA FAIR

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Erina Fair, near the library

Erina, NSW 2250

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The theme of the seminar is "Employment and Employability of Creatives"

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Salus Creatives proudly presents a seminar on creativity and wellbeing:

9 Speakers, 4 Industries, 2 music performances, 1 Theme

  • Is creativity offering a valuable and efficient solution to some of the big issues we are facing in health and community at this time?
  • Are Artists and Creatives difficult people to employ?
  • What jobs are currently offered as contracted employment in health, tourism and community services?
  • What does the future look like for creatives seeking a day job?

All speakers understand deeply creative practices and artists. However they will address the common theme from different perspectives among which are indigenous, academic, business, community, tourism and health.

For more information on speakers please see: www.saluscreatives.com.au

9:30am START First session

John Oates Welcome to Country

Tim Selwyn Starting an Indigenous cultural business on the Central Coast: a brief overview of the challenges and satisfactions found along the way.

Jillian Hogan Arts and mental health through the lens of community and young people.

Justine Cogan Cultural activities, organisations and creative people are crucial to the social and economic development of regional communities.

Fletcher Pilon From busker on the street of Gosford to winner of national competition The Voice via MMAD. A Musical performance.

10:40am BREAK Tea, Coffe and Refreshments

11:00am START Second Session

Professor Michael Fine Liberating Creative Ageing – breaking through the barriers of old age and artistic creation.

Eco Patty About maintaining a creative dialogue with a native rainforest in Ourimbah.

Karen Clarke Can creative jobs be better in nature?

Monique Habib The testimonial of a journey from art to midwifery

Will Small Not the poetry you learnt about in school: carving a career out of words.

D Minor From homelessness to rap ambassador of Musicians Making a Difference in Australia and in America. A Musical performance

12:30pm CLOSE

Who should attend?

• Creative practitioners from across the arts.

• Government agencies.

• Local Area Health District staff, consultants, practitioners and patients.

• NGO working in community services, cultural services, health and tourism.

• University staff and students.

• Teachers and students from the broad education sector.

• Local business operating in health, community, cultural services and tourism.

• Agencies who provide a service to senior citizens, disability access and Aboriginal services.

• General public

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Erina Fair, near the library

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