Lockhart River Arts Centre has been waiting on paypal to resolve issues on its online shop payment facility section or checkout section since 7 of February 2021. CEO Enoch Perazim said it has been disappointing that Paypal call wait times on the phone is more than 45 minutes before a customer service representative takes a call. He said, "We've completed all the requirements Paypal have asked and now the ball is in Paypal's court to do its part". Since 24 December 2020 to 19 February 2021, the Arts Centre has lost potential new sales under orders abondoned at $12,000 AUD.
Lockhart River Arts Indigenous Corporation receives current funding from the Australian Government through the Department of Communications and the Arts under the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program.
The Corporation also receives current funding from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland's Backing Indigenous Arts initiative (BIA) program and the Regional Arts Development Fund (IRADF).
Business Hours: February to April 2021: Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm, Friday 9am to 1pm. By appointment after 1pm to 4pm on Friday only. Weekend on prior appointment only. Opening hours may differ due to Covid 19 Pandemic. Contact the Arts Centre prior to your visit to the community.
Samurai Gallery Australia is a specialist in quality antique Japanese swords and fittings. Samurai Gallery is Australia's only Japanese Samurai Arts and Arms and Armour Museum Gallery and sales. Owner John Grasso has been a specialist in this business for 30 years. Lockhart River Arts came to John's attention when he flipped through the Cairns Post on Friday 19 February 2021 and read the Arts Centre's advertisment about its group exhibition titled "Our yarning place, our circle" at Motel Nomads Gallery space at 314 Mulgrave Road Cairns.