Media releases

Creative Ageing Framework a work of art

Painting for people living with dementia is one program highlighted in the NSW Government’s new framework to help boost health and wellbeing for older people. Share options

Published: 6 April 2021

Six regional NSW hubs to bring local collections to life

Six regional areas across the State will have their collections digitally brought to life with close to $1.26 million in funding, made available under the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund. […]

Published: 31 March 2021

Local communities to benefit from an additional $1.39 million arts funding

Communities across NSW are set to benefit with more arts and cultural programs, as 17 Councils receive over $1.39 million in funding through the NSW Government’s 2021/2022 Local Government Authorities […]

Published: 30 March 2021

Live performances to reignite Sydney

Sydney’s city centre is set for a new playlist with 39 projects to benefit from more than $1 million in funding through the Play the City (Sydney) NSW Round Two […]

Published: 26 March 2021

Touring grants to increase access for audiences across regional NSW

The NSW Government is inviting artists and presenting organisations to apply to its Regional Arts Touring round, which will provide audiences living in regional NSW with increased access to a […]

Published: 18 March 2021

Search begins for 25th NSW Emerging Visual Artist

The NSW Government is calling for visual artists at the start of their careers to apply for the Create NSW and Artspace 2021 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging). Share options

Published: 26 February 2021

Netflix’s God’s Favorite Idiot to film in Australia

Netflix comedy God’s Favorite Idiot is coming to Australia with a $10 million grant from the Morrison Government’s highly successful $540 million Location Incentive program. Share options

Published: 21 February 2021

NSW Government turns the beat up with $1 million for live performance

Sydney’s live performance and arts scene will receive a major boost with $1 million in funding announced today with grants of up to $50,000 available to present a one-off performance […]

Published: 18 February 2021

National Art School site joins the State Heritage Register

The former Darlinghurst Gaol, now the site of the National Art School, has been listed on the State Heritage Register. The listing protects an important part of NSW’s historical and […]

Published: 12 February 2021

The search is on for 2021 theatre and visual arts fellows

The NSW Government has announced the return of two prestigious Fellowship programs for 2020/21, New Dimensions – NSW Visual Arts (Established) Fellowship in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art […]

Published: 9 February 2021

Round Two Arts and Cultural Funding program applications now open

The NSW Government is calling for applications from individual artists, arts and cultural workers, practitioners and organisations across NSW for Round 2 of Create NSW’s 2020/2021 Arts and Cultural Funding […]

Published: 2 February 2021

Four new Fellowship programs to support NSW arts and cultural sector

The NSW Government has announced four inaugural Fellowship programs, valued at up to $30,000 each, to drive the personal, creative and career advancement of NSW artists, practitioners and arts and […]

Published: 22 January 2021

New COVID-19 restrictions for Greater Sydney

To protect the people of NSW from the evolving Avalon COVID-19 outbreak, new restrictions will be introduced for Greater Sydney from tonight (11.59pm). Share options

Published: 21 December 2020

Get your culture fix up late in Sydney this summer

Sydneysiders will be able to get their culture up late over summer, as major arts and cultural institutions keep their doors open longer and welcome visitors to blockbuster exhibitions and […]

Published: 16 December 2020

Revitalised harbourside cultural hub welcomes back performing arts companies

The NSW Government today announced the successful completion of Wharf 4/5 of the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct and officially welcomed back some of the nation’s foremost performing arts companies. Share […]

Published: 14 December 2020

National Art School to get $18 million upgrade

The National Art School will soon benefit from over $18 million in upgrades, critical maintenance and stonework remediation to reinvigorate the unique heritage site for future generations and cement its […]

Published: 11 December 2020