Media releases

Lifeline for major events in NSW

Organisers of major events and festivals that have been cancelled or significantly disrupted by COVID Public Health Orders will be supported by funding through the NSW Government’s Event Saver Fund. […]

Published: 17 January 2022



Australian Amazon Original series to seat NSW at top of the class

The booming local screen industry is headed to the top of the class, with Universal International Studios’ Matchbox Pictures high-concept comedy series Class Of ’07 secured for the State. Share […]

Published: 17 December 2021



2022 interns to put inclusion in the spotlight

Ten artists and screen practitioners with disability have been selected for valuable professional development opportunities across NSW’s arts, culture, and screen industry as part of the Createability Internship Program. Share […]

Published: 15 December 2021



New Committee Members to drive NSW film and television industry

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has confirmed Jodi Matterson, Josh Pomeranz, Debra Richards and Patrick Fair as new appointments to the NSW Film and Television Industry Advisory Committee. Share […]

Published: 14 December 2021



New Board Appointments for the State Cultural Institutions

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today confirmed nine new appointments and sixteen reappointments across the six NSW State Cultural Institutions that are set to take effect from 1 January […]

Published: 10 December 2021



Arts and Cultural Funding Program Round 2 open for applications

The NSW Government is calling for applications for Round 2 of Create NSW’s 2021/2022 Arts and Cultural Funding Program for Annual Organisation, Project, and Creative Koori Project categories. Share options

Published: 8 December 2021



$6 million to support 60 NSW cultural infrastructure projects

Sixty museums, theatres, performance spaces, galleries and Aboriginal Keeping Places will share in over $6 million as part of Round 1 of Minor Works and Equipment Projects through the NSW […]

Published: 3 December 2021



$54M to secure future of Parramatta Female Factory and develop arts and cultural precinct

The NSW Government has today announced a $53.8 million commitment to secure, restore and preserve the culture, heritage and future use of the Parramatta Female Factory precinct site in Western […]

Published: 2 December 2021



LGA Arts and Cultural Projects Funding Round open for applications

The NSW Government is calling for applications for the 2022/2023 Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts and Cultural Projects funding round, delivered through Create NSW. Share options

Published: 25 November 2021



$9.37 million to support NSW arts and culture programs

The NSW Government is investing $9.37 million in the State’s arts and cultural sector through Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2021/22 Arts and Cultural Funding Program. Share options

Published: 19 November 2021



Karina Holden takes home the Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award

Acclaimed director, writer and producer Karina Holden is the recipient of the 2021 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award, announced at the Closing Night of the 68th Sydney Film Festival. […]

Published: 15 November 2021



Ready to raise the curtain at Walsh Bay

The Walsh Bay Arts Precinct is almost complete and was opened today for a sneak peek of what will soon be a hub for Sydney’s performing arts and culture. Share […]

Published: 9 November 2021



Expressions of Interest sought for RGB Creative

The NSW Government is calling for expressions of interest from arts, culture and screen organisations to apply for office and creative development spaces in ‘RGB Creative’ – a short-term activation […]

Published: 8 November 2021



NSW secures another blockbuster series with Amazon Prime video starring Sigourney Weaver

NSW continues to lead Australia in attracting major film productions, jobs, and screen investment to the State, with the Amazon series The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart secured through the […]

Published: 29 October 2021



NSW musicians and sound artists ready to jam with inaugural soundlab residency

Five musicians are set to elevate their careers and amplify their sound through the NSW Government’s inaugural Soundlab Residency Program in partnership with Arup. Share options

Published: 27 October 2021



The search begins for the next generation of VFX and animation artists

The NSW Government is partnering with leading VFX and animation studios to help launch the careers of emerging filmmakers through the 2022 Screen NSW Animation and VFX Traineeship Program. Share […]

Published: 26 October 2021