Philippa Maughan is the Manager, Performing Arts Touring at Country Arts WA. Philippa joined Country Arts WA in 2007 and has been responsible for national and state touring as well as a guarantee–against–loss funding program. She was responsible for implementing Country Arts WA’s remote touring pilot program touring Aboriginal artists to the central desert region of Australia, a project which has been very successful and is now in its eighth year. As Manager, Philippa is responsible for the implementation of the strategic direction of the touring program as well as for sourcing funding and reporting to funding bodies and is the Western Australian representative on the RAA’s Regional and Remote Touring Advisory Group. Prior to returning to returning to university to obtain a second arts degree, Philippa worked extensively in corporate administration.