The Team

Jamie-Lea Hodges

Executive Director – ED

Jamie-Lea Hodges is from Coonamble, starting the role in November 2009. Jamie-Lea was born and bred in Coonamble, after finishing school spent five years in Sydney where she graduated from the College of Fine Arts, University of NSW with a Bachelor of Art Education and a major in Sculpture/Photography.

Eliza Walters

Communications, Administration and Promotions Officer – CAPO

Eliza Walters comes from Tassie and became interested in regional arts while living in Kununurra and volunteering at Waringarri Aboriginal Art Centre. She enjoys beagles and basket weaving.

Ellie Russell

Creative Producer

Ellie Russell hails from Cobar and is the owner and founder of Far West Living magazine and Darling Design Co. In between magazine deadlines, Ellie works on our strategic direction as well as workshops and support material for our creative entrepreneurs.

Greg Vaughan

Financial Services/Bookkeeper

Greg has over 30 years experience in administration and management planning the implementation of efficient office procedures, reporting systems, training of administration and clerical staff, also detailed knowledge of spreadsheets, databases and computerised accounting systems. Greg has provided contract services to Outback Arts since 2006.

Regional Indigenous Cultural Development Officers (The RICDO Program)

Warren RICDO – Fleur Stubbs

Fleur was born and bred in the country, and moved away to the big smoke for a few years but was drawn back to the country life in Warren. Fleur is especially interested in local indigenous artists and helping them reach their potential, while discovering new local talent around the Warren shire.

To contact Fleur or phone: 0418 402 789

Coonamble RICDO – Currently vacant

Cobar RICDO – Currently vacant

Walgett RICDO – Currently vacant

Bourke RICDO – Currently vacant