Media releases

Multi-Year Arts and Cultural Organisational Support: Call for Expressions of Interest

Arts and cultural organisations and Local Government Authorities (LGAs) looking to secure long-term funding are now invited to apply for NSW Government’s multi-year funding, beginning with an Expression of Interest […]

Published: 3 February 2023



$1 million to support NSW screen industry

Nineteen NSW screen organisations have benefited from more than $1 million in funding from the NSW Government, delivering a range of professional development initiatives, film festivals and public screenings.

Published: 23 January 2023



Opportunity knocks to join Sydney’s newest creative collective

Arts, screen and cultural organisations have an opportunity to join Sydney’s newest collaborative arts hub – Haymarket Creative.

Published: 18 January 2023



Arts and Screen Professionals With Disability Shine With Break-Through Internships

Nine talented arts and screen professionals with disability have been selected to intern with some to the sector’s leading organisations for NSW Government’s Createability Internship Program.

Published: 16 January 2023



Sydney Festival returns for 2023

Sydneysiders and visitors to the State are set to be inspired and entertained once again this summer as Sydney Festival returns with a full program of over 100 unique events, […]

Published: 5 January 2023



More music, theatre and visual arts to tour regional NSW

Communities across regional NSW will enjoy an even wider range of enriching and entertaining experiences, thanks to $540,000 in funding through the NSW Government’s Regional Arts Touring program.

Published: 22 December 2022



New board members appointed to NSW Cultural Institutions

The NSW Government today confirmed nine new appointments and seven reappointments to the boards of five of the State’s cultural institutions. The appointments, which take effect from 1 January 2023 […]

Published: 22 December 2022



Architectural team appointment for Powerhouse Ultimo Renewal

Powerhouse Ultimo is set to undergo a transformation that will celebrate the best of its past within innovative exhibition and educational spaces, following the announcement of the winning architectural design […]

Published: 12 December 2022



Annette Pitman Appointed Chief Executive of Create NSW

Annette Pitman has been appointed Chief Executive of Create NSW, the NSW Government agency responsible for arts, screen and culture. The Chief Executive provides leadership for the arts, screen and […]

Published: 9 December 2022



NSW Puts New Twist on The Artful Dodger

Screen NSW has secured another blockbuster with Disney+ Original series The Artful Dodger the latest large-scale production to be filmed in the State.

Published: 1 December 2022



Aboriginal-Led Cultural Digitisation Project to Preserve Local Collections

Four NSW Aboriginal cultural centres and keeping places will lead the way as cultural collection digital champions thanks to an $800,000 Creative Capital investment by the NSW Government. The funding […]

Published: 29 November 2022



New Board Members Strengthen NSW Arts and Cultural Advisory Team

Nineteen new leaders from the arts and cultural sector have been appointed to the NSW Government’s Artform Advisory Boards, adding fresh talent and perspectives to help shape the future of […]

Published: 14 November 2022



Bundanon Wins Prestigious Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Architecture

The sensitive expansion of the Arthur and Yvonne Boyd estate Bundanon, undertaken by Kerstin Thompson Architects, has been honoured in two categories at the 2022 National Architecture Awards, the nation’s […]

Published: 4 November 2022



$1 million investment hits right notes for regional music industries

Musicians, venues, presenters, promoters, and managers are poised to deliver a range of live music experiences across regional NSW thanks to the NSW Government’s $1 million investment in MusicNSW’s leading […]

Published: 3 November 2022



NSW Filmmakers with Disability in the Lens

Emerging filmmakers with disability are encouraged to apply for support through Screen NSW’s Screenability Filmmakers Fund.

Published: 2 November 2022



New Toolkit Guides Best Practice for Public Art

NSW Government agencies and local councils commissioning public art now have access to a comprehensive toolkit providing best practice guidance for accessible and responsible public art.

Published: 21 October 2022