We work with our six contributing councils, community groups and artists to create programs and projects creating opportunities for artists, arts workers and communities to engage, connect and create.  If you are a maker or cultural organisation in our area reach out to connect with us about how we can support your next creative project or how you can get involved.


Documentary Film Making with Brian Rapsey

Apply to make a documentary and be part of the Champions of Change Film Festival. Once in a life time opportunity.

Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art Project 

FREE Creative making workshops for adults and kids.  Enter the Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art Exhibition and Competition. 


Sacred Concert with Mark Brooker and Riccardo Barone 

STA and the Young Regional School of Music are proud to present a sacred music concert for the Sydney Sacred Music Festival.

STA SCREEN community screenings

Regular movies with the Goulburn Film Group, Dalton Film Group and other pop up locations. 

Virtual to Actual

Connects performance poets and young people through online workshops and performances. Groups in Bowral and Wagga Wagga

Maisie’s Choir

Maisie’s Choir happens in Yass every Tuesday during school term. Everyone welcome regardless of singing ability or experience. Come sing with us.

Top Spots

STA Top Spots is an ongoing fringe festival of community led events – many of which were funded by the STA Top Spots grant program.


Discover a world of cultural experiences and treasures from across the Highlands, Tablelands and Coastal regions of NSW. Build the holiday of your dreams at Creative South. 

Stories from the Studio

Every Friday evening on social media STA catches up with a local artist in their studio. 


Artist-led activities to keep your creative kids happy anytime. STAkids is the place to find quality kids classes, workshops and events happening across our region. 

The STA Community Bunting project is a great way to turn your scrap fabric into a community resource. The perfect addition to any event, celebration or gathering.

Share R Streets

A revitalisation of Upper Lachlan through art, creativity and innovative street scaping. 

Have your say and let Upper Lachlan Council know how much you love the new street art and parklet. 

Lyrics @ Lunch

Listen in at Highland FM, on the third Friday of every month as STA Executive Director Rose Marin joins host Adam Stokeld, for Lyrics @ Lunch 12-2pm. Great music, Arts news and friendly chat.

STA Media Associates

Our team of culture lovers are out and about in your town covering community events. Get noticed, request an STA Media Associate to cover your next event.


Your portal to a world of creative opportunities across regional NSW. Created in partnership with 11 members of the Regional Arts NSW Network covering most of the state. 


STA Country Arts Support Scheme is our annual community grant program that supports grass roots arts projects in our community. Submissions open in the last half of next year for projects happening over next calendar year. See the projects funded by CASP for 2021

2021 (Completed)

Dance for Wellbeing

Dance for Wellbeing is therapeutic dance and movement program for people living with disability. Currently available in Picton. 


A range of innovative projects and funding programs that will directly inject money into our local creative economies.

The Captured Moment

The STA Paparazzi are fast becoming a familiar sight at events and programs in our region.

This exhibition documents a selection of the group’s imagery, some captured at the training weekend and some from events attended since.

Water Colour Workshop

Join Kirsten Jeffcoat for an introduction to painting with watercolours.  The workshop will be held on the banks of the Wollondilly River under the trees at the Waterworks in Goulburn as part of their first ever Makers and Designers Market. 

Wombat Bush Poets

Spend a Sunday evening with Wombat’s long-running bimonthly poetry event on the last Sunday of every second month (currently via Zoom). Free open mike event. 

Allambee Club Art Fair

The fair may be over but there are still wonderful works available for purchase.  View the online gallery.

Art Trail Young NSW

Why not head to Young for a weekend of art for the Young Art Trail on the 20-21 March 2021.

Hilltops Artist In Residence

Upcoming workshops with Hilltops Artist in Residence Louise Adams. Louise works in a variety of mediums from whimsical wire horse and figurative sculptures to vibrant, abstract acrylic paintings. Her residency in Young includes three workshops in Wire, Eco Dyed paper and Drawing.


 Indigenous Weaving

with Kalkadoon artist Ronnie Jordan as part of the Goulburn 2020 program.

Toy BUSTing

Freya Jobbins show you how to get inspired by unwanted materials like small plastic toys and other discarded objects to create our own sculptures.

Waste to Art Competition

Enter the Waste to Art exhibition and Competition. Open until the 12 September. Exhibition opens on the 28 September. 

Waste to Art Exhibition

Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art Exhibition and Competition, which is inspiring people to think differently about waste, litter and over consumption through creative thinking.

Goulburn 2020

A joint project with History Goulburn and Goulburn Mulwaree Council. Watch out for COVID safe options in 2021 for unrealised programs.

Waste to Art Workshop

A hands on two day creative workshop delivered by STA  turning waste into art.


Creative Fitness

Can arts practices help with fitness, and get us moving, connecting and progressing with our fitness journeys? Studies have shown that engaging in arts activities can have tremendous advantages for health and well-being.  

Great Southern Line Anzac Project

Three commemorative public artworks are located at the railway stations at Picton, Moss Vale and Goulburn. The artworks commemorate the war service of railway workers of the Southern Tablelands who enlisted in WW1 and returned to work on the Great Southern Line after the war.

Habitat Corridors

Twenty workshop participants gathered Saturday morning at Murrumburrah’s Old Court House to learn about the importance of connecting habitats for wildlife and to create artworks that reflect on the diversity of habitat ‘corridors’ and the wildlife using them.

Contact Us

0427 938 110 

Or by appointment at one of our Mobile Office locations

PO Box 1323 Goulburn 2580

ABN 67 208 214 681

We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the lands where we create, live & work.

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