Sponsors & Partners

Varuna Supporters

 

Varuna's contribution to Australian literature depends on funding from a variety of government, corporate and individual sources. We are grateful for this support and thank the following individuals and organisations for their ongoing commitment to preserving the Dark legacy and realising the vision of a vibrant, living Australian literary culture.

 

Our valued sponsors

 

Arts NSW Arts NSW
Each year, Arts NSW provides The Eleanor Dark Foundation with core funding which is used to cover some of the core costs of staffing and running the house and grounds. In addition to this core funding, ArtsNSW also funds the NSW LitLink Varuna Writing program, providing professional development opportunities for the writers of regional NSW.
 
Australia Council for the Arts The Australia Council for the Arts
The Australia Council for the Arts, under the Key Organisations funding category, provides The Eleanor Dark Foundation with core funding which is used to cover some of the core costs of staffing and running the house and grounds.
   

 

Community Supporters

 

Varuna's work is supported in many ways. Some people volunteer their time and expertise; some make material donations. Individuals, groups, and organisations interested in being part of Varuna and helping out in some way are invited to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone Vera Costello (02-4782 5674).

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The Henry Handel Richardson Society

The Henry Handel Richardson Society celebrate and promote the writings, including music, of Henry Handel Richardson. http://www.henryhandelrichardsonsociety.org.au/index.html

 

   
CAL
Copyright Agency Cultural Fund
CAL Creative Fund supports the Writing for Creative Audio Focus Week 2014 - 2016
www.copyright.com.au
 
Blue Mountains Gazette
Blue Mountains Gazette
The Blue Mountains Gazette, a local Mountains newspaper, has been an ongoing supporter of Varuna since Varuna's inception.
www.bluemountainsgazette.com.au
 
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Quilts & Coffee Group of the Ladies Probus Club of the Upper Blue Mountains
One group of volunteers is the Quilts and Coffee Group, in the Ladies Probus Club of the Upper Blue Mountains. Recently, the group made a quilt and gave it to Varuna for fund-raising purposes. The same group is currently carrying out repairs to the quilts at Varuna, The Writers’ House. For the full story, click here.
 
Hominy Bakery Hominy Bakery
We like to support the arts in all their forms, and we recognise what a valuable part of our local community Varuna is. We consider we are very fortunate to have Varuna in the Blue Mountains.
 
Falls Wines Falls Wines
Falls wines has sponsored wine at Varuna events.
 
Gleebooks Gleebooks
Gleebooks partners with Varuna for the Varuna Sydney Writers’ Festival and other events.
 
Megalong Books
Megalong Books
Megalong Books has had a long association with Varuna. Besides providing wonderful opportunities for writers, it has become an integral part of the Blue Mountains community.
www.megalongbooks.com.au
 
 
Bennetts Printing
Bennetts Printing supports all non-profit organizations and charities in the Blue Mountains.
www.bennettsprinting.com.au
 
 AustLit logo AustLit
AustLit is an authoritative database about Australian literature and storytelling, with biographical and bibliographical information, full text, exhibitions and rich online content. AustLit aims to be the definitive virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture.
 
 Comsup 3sisters.TV Three Sisters TV
Three Sisters TV tapes shows about and of interest to people living in the Blue Mountains and distributes these shows through their online channel. You can find the 2016 Dr Dark Memorial Lecture delivered by Andrew Fowler here.
   



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