Media releases

Nine NSW artists in running for prestigious Fellowship

Nine emerging visual artists from across the state have been shortlisted to receive the $30,000 2017 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) from the NSW Government through Create NSW in partnership […]

Published: 10 August 2017



Create NSW seeks short-form producing talent for Emerging Producer Placement opportunities

Applications are now open for 2017 Create NSW Emerging Producer Placement which will reward two applicants with customised six-month paid internships in industry. Share options

Published: 7 August 2017



Newly appointed State Librarian and Chief Executive

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced Dr John Vallance as the new State Librarian and Chief Executive. Share options

Published: 4 August 2017



Parramatta’s cultural revolution – Powerhouse site secured, Riverside Theatre to be revamped

The NSW Government has reached an agreement with Parramatta Council for a massive investment in new cultural infrastructure in Parramatta, securing the first major step in the relocation of the […]

Published: 31 July 2017



Screen industry executive Sally Regan to join Create NSW

Respected screen industry executive Sally Regan is to join Create NSW. Create NSW Director of Sector Investment, Sophia Zachariou, today announced that Ms Regan will take up the position of […]

Published: 27 July 2017



Create NSW opens call for screen practitioners with disability to apply for Screenability Filmmakers Fund

Create NSW is calling on emerging filmmakers with disability to apply for a new Screenability Filmmakers Fund which will support three individual projects with $30,000 as well as appoint an […]

Published: 19 July 2017



Create NSW calls to reward a range of new Fellows

Create NSW is calling on artists and creative practitioners, groups and partnerships from across the state to apply for Fellowships that enable professional and personal development as well as career […]

Published: 11 July 2017



Create NSW to bring more Live and Local events to the streets of Western Sydney

Following hugely successful Live and Local micro-music festival events in Parramatta, Camden and Wollondilly, Create NSW is calling on more local councils, businesses and musicians to apply to bring even […]

Published: 3 July 2017



Create NSW opens call to regional NSW councils to stage Live and Local micro-music festivals

Local councils, businesses and musicians across regional NSW are being encouraged to work together as part of an initiative that will see local musicians showcased across free family-friendly Live and […]

Published: 3 July 2017



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



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