Media releases

Create NSW announces $400,000 Western Sydney Making Spaces funding to find new areas for arts diversity

Create NSW has announced that eight sites across Western Sydney have been selected to share funding of over $400,000 in order to create hubs for a diverse mix of arts, […]

Published: 22 June 2017

Leah Purcell awarded the 2017 Sydney-UNESCO City of Film Award

Acclaimed Indigenous Australian director, writer and performer Leah Purcell has been awarded the 2017 Sydney-UNESCO City of Film Award. Share options

Published: 19 June 2017

Record funding boost for regional arts and culture

Through the new Regional Cultural Fund the NSW Government is investing $100 million into regional towns and cities to develop new and existing arts and culture projects. Share options

Published: 15 June 2017

NSW Budget: $244 million for Sydney Modern

One of Australia’s oldest art galleries will become Sydney’s newest icon after Arts Minister Don Harwin announced $244 million for the Art Gallery of NSW expansion. Share options

Published: 14 June 2017

Create NSW showcases NSW filmmaking talent at 64th Sydney Film Festival

Create NSW funded filmmakers are strongly represented at this year’s Sydney Film Festival with 11 titles spanning feature films, documentaries, a short and a television series programmed for the event, […]

Published: 7 June 2017

Create NSW calls on local talent to apply for Young Regional Artist Scholarship funding

Create NSW is calling on young artists aged 18-25 across the state to apply for one of 25 Young Regional Artist Scholarships for 2017. Share options

Published: 10 May 2017

Tell us what you want from Parramatta Powerhouse

The NSW Government will soon commence public consultation on plans for the new Powerhouse Museum at Parramatta. Share options

Published: 19 April 2017

Create NSW launches major funding program for ambitious arts and culture

Create NSW invites artists and arts and cultural organisations across NSW to apply for funding under the 2017/2018 Arts and Cultural Development Program. Share options

Published: 10 April 2017

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets funding boost

Walsh Bay’s transformation into a world-class cultural arts precinct will be bigger and better than originally planned thanks to an additional $68 million in NSW Government funding. Share options

Published: 5 April 2017

Ten diverse arts journeys awarded NSW support

Ten visual artists will share $12,500 in NSW Government funding to support the costs of developing and presenting their works. Share options

Published: 22 March 2017

NSW Government backs community bands

Twenty-seven community bands across the state will share in NSW Government funding to reach new audiences and further develop their performance skills and musicianship. Share options

Published: 17 March 2017

Youth music events backed by NSW Government

Eleven groups of young people across the state will be staging all-ages music events in partnership with their local community, thanks to a NSW Government $50,000 program supporting young musicians. […]

Published: 20 February 2017

Leading Hazara artist awarded Western Sydney Fellowship

A multi-disciplinary Western Sydney based artist whose works span video, painting, drawing and textiles has been awarded the NSW Government’s 2016 Western Sydney Arts Fellowship worth $50,000. Share options

Published: 3 February 2017

More performances to reach remote and regional NSW

The NSW Government is committing a further $30,000 to expand performing arts opportunities in regional and remote NSW. Share options

Published: 30 January 2017

Western Sydney making spaces for artists

Western Sydney artists will soon have more opportunities to access local work spaces through a new NSW Government program. Share options

Published: 25 January 2017

$2.5 million to build up local arts and culture

Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced the opening of a $2.5 million fund for local arts and cultural infrastructure, which will increase participation and drive cultural tourism. Share […]

Published: 23 January 2017

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