ON EXHIBITION @ the Centre Beaudesert

CALLOUT for The CommonWealth Exhibition


Join in and be part of this exhibition 

Share your own experience





Send us your details and story (300 words max)

this could be an initial summary or full story of your experience

by 16 Feb 2018







POST:  Cultural Services, Scenic Rim Regional Council,

PO Box 25, Beaudesert  QLD  4285


5540 5050  |  more info on The CommonWealth exhibition

Have you moved to Scenic Rim from a Commonwealth country? 
Would you like to share your own story of relocating to a new country and be involved of an exciting cultural exhibition in 2018? 

As part of Council's 2018 Cultural Program Windows to the World, Scenic Rim Regional Council Cultural Services is calling for stories from residents in the region to be included in The CommonWealth exhibition at The Centre Beaudesert in 2018. 

This collection of local stories is titled My Commonwealth Experience and we are seeking stories of your experience. The display of your story may also include photographs or objects that are significant to your story. These items could be cultural pieces, mementoes, travel memorabilia, journey photographs etc.

The CommonWealth exhibition will reflect on what it is to move from your country of birth and live in Australia.  It will explore and acknowledge positive and difficult experiences of relocation, displacement and the plight of refugees and immigration.  You may remain anyonymous if you wish, due to personal circumstances or sharing of difficult stories. Please let us know.

Send your full contact details and your initial story (300 words max - Scenic Rim Writers will assist and edit stories if you need help)
via email to  irene.g@scenicrim.qld.gov.au 
or mail to Cultural Services, Scenic Rim Regional Council, PO Box 25 Beaudesert Qld 4285
by 16 February 2018

Successful applicants will be contacted to finalise the display of their story.  The Scenic Rim Writers will be working with successful applicants to prepare their story ready for display.

More info about The CommonWealth exhibition 
The CommonWealth exhibition forms part of Council's Fires on Top of Mountains Cultural Program during the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. The Fires on Top of Mountains Project is proudly supported by the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley; the Queensland Government through the We Are Queensland initiative, and Arts Queensland’s Regional Arts Development Fund and Queensland Arts Showcase Program; and the Australian Government's Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional and remote Australia.