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Nigel Bird

Regional Officer

Nigel started as WAM’s Regional Officer in 2003, and since then has completed projects in every major centre in every region of WA. In 2012 Nigel was awarded a BHP Billiton Scholarship to complete a post-graduate certificate in Social Impact at UWA’s Business School.

With extensive festival experience including site electrician to stage management, Nigel has managed the artist inner-sanctums for festivals, including Southbound, Laneway, and West Coast Blues & Roots.
 He booked for The Grosvenor and Swan Hotel and has been a DCA funding panelist since 2001. Nigel has remained active in several bands – playing small venues to festival stages.

As Regional Officer at WAM, Nigel is a fierce advocate for the needs of WA’s regional music community. Through a diverse range of programs and activities, Nigel plays an important role in helping artists throughout Western Australia realise their potential and achieve their artistic aspirations.

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WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lottery West, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.