NORTH MIDLANDS COLLECTION

HAPPY + HEALTHY COMMUNITIES, VIBRANT + CONNECTED TOWNS


a PASTORAList family

In 2019 artists took part in The Alternative Archive of exhibitions across WA that explored themes embedded in local archives and collections. Our exhibition told the story of both the Scottish and Aborignal members of the Macpherson family, who left their mark on WA's Mid West region.

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10863 Bushranger

Presented by Act-Belong-Commit. A series of artworks by Perth visual artist Di Taylor around the life and stories of Western Australian bushranger Frank Thomas. Di was the inaugural artist-in-residence of the North Midlands Project and The Bank Gallery in Carnamah in 2017.

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The making of 10863 Bushranger

Insights into the ambition and realisation of 10863 Bushranger presented by Act-Belong-Commit. The exhibition encouraged positive mental wellbeing with over 23,000 people during its first three months!

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Act-Belong-Commit PerceptionS

A large-scale artwork across twelve narrow canvases, which was created collaboratively in 2018 by our first international artist-in-residence Lupe Gallo with youth from Carnamah, Coorow and Perenjori.

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Investing in The Bank

The backstory that led to the building of the Bank of Australasia in Carnamah in 1930; its life over the years and its transformation into The Bank Gallery, which was opened in 2017 during the Australian Heritage Festival.

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Our HIstory, Our Heritage

Five minute film created in 2018 to share a selection of historic images, photographs and stories from Carnamah, Coorow, Mingenew, Morawa, Perenjori and Three Springs.

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Virtual Museum

A series of 14 award-winning online exhibitions exploring themes of our region's local history on the website of the Carnamah Historical Society. From the Midland Railway to toys, life before electricity and much more!

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EDUCATION RESOURCES

Bushranger Education Resource

A free 45-page resource for teachers with links to years one through to six of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) and Visual Arts in the Australian Curriculum. It utilises online sources including the 10863 Bushranger virtual exhibition, Biographical Dictionary and Trove.

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Local History Education Resources

A suite of ten award-winning Australian Curriculum education resources that can be used from the classroom with online content. The resources span all primary years with links to the Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), English, Visual Arts and other curriculum areas.

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Coming Soon...

INFINITY: COMMUNITY GALLERY

Infinity is our virtual gallery to showcase artworks created at home as part of our new Act-Belong-Commit Get Creative @ Home series. Infinity will be populated and launching in May 2020.

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We're proud to work with Healthway to promote the Act-Belong-Commit message through our Community Strengthening Program. Our many thanks to the Government of Western Australia, Healthway and Act-Belong-Commit for helping keep our community happy, healthy and connected.