Media releases

Statewide Createability Internship Program to level the playing field

The NSW Government is calling for applications for the Createability Internship Program, an initiative designed to develop strong career pathways into the arts, screen, and culture sectors for NSW artists […]

Published: 9 September 2021



Camera set to roll with applications open for short films by filmmakers with disability

Applications are now open to emerging filmmakers with disability for the Screenability Filmmakers Fund that will produce short films for consideration to premiere at the 69th Sydney Film Festival in […]

Published: 3 September 2021



Over $388K to fund six priority services for NSW arts and cultural sector

Six peak arts organisations will share in over $388,000 funding to deliver professional development and capacity building projects over the next three years through Create NSW’s Service Needs Strategic Fund. […]

Published: 24 August 2021



Theatre Fellowships put NSW artists on centre stage

The NSW Government is again partnering with Griffin Theatre Company and Hayes Theatre Co. to deliver two theatre fellowship programs that will help budding NSW artists and practitioners develop new […]

Published: 20 August 2021



Targeted emergency support for artists and arts and cultural organisations

Individual artists and small to medium arts and cultural organisations impacted by COVID-19 restrictions can apply for COVID Development Grants to support the development of new work. Share options

Published: 19 August 2021



New Board Members to help shape the NSW arts and cultural landscape

Twenty new leading arts and cultural experts from across the State have been appointed to the NSW Government’s Artform Advisory Boards in 2021/2022 to help drive the arts and cultural […]

Published: 11 August 2021



Lifeline for performing arts and live music

Not-for-profit and commercial performing arts organisations, as well as live music venues can now apply for funding to keep the lights on and staff and performers in jobs thanks to […]

Published: 14 July 2021



NSW boosts Arts and Cultural Funding Program

Artists and organisations across NSW are now able to apply for funding through Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2021/2022 Arts and Cultural Funding Program for Annual Organisation, Project and Creative […]

Published: 9 July 2021



Create NSW seeks musicians and sound artists for career-boosting residency

Create NSW and Arup are calling for expressions of interest from musicians and sound artists to take part in a residency program, which includes access to SoundLab, a high-end Sydney-based […]

Published: 1 July 2021



Five NSW arts and musical fellows to have their careers elevated

The NSW Government is partnering with eminent arts organisations to drive the personal, creative and career advancement of five NSW artists through three Fellowship programs. Share options

Published: 28 June 2021



NSW emerging Incubator Theatre Fellowship shortlist announced

Five talented artists have been shortlisted for the Incubator NSW Theatre (Emerging) Fellowship offered in partnership with Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company. Share options

Published: 28 June 2021



Musicians generate a beat through prestigious fellowship

Three emerging musicians will take their careers to new heights with a program that connects them with established artists in the music industry to develop their talents. Share options

Published: 28 June 2021



Create NSW seeks arts and culture leaders for Artform Boards

NSW arts and cultural practitioners, including professional artists, producers, business managers and independent company leaders are invited to submit their expressions of interest for appointment to the 2021/22 Artform Advisory Boards.

Published: 25 June 2021



$1.3 billion for arts, screen and culture in NSW budget

A funding bonanza of more than $1.3 billion will create jobs and confirm NSW as the cultural heart of Australia with a raft of high-profile projects in the pipeline including […]

Published: 22 June 2021



Blockbuster funding for NSW State Cultural Institutions

The State’s Cultural Institutions are set to receive blockbuster funding in the 2021-22 NSW Budget, including a $40 million commitment to support the attraction of major cultural exhibitions from across […]

Published: 20 June 2021



Central Coast to benefit from cultural investment

The NSW Government has today committed $610,000 for two of the leading cultural organisations on the Central Coast. Share options

Published: 18 June 2021