Media releases

Griffin Theatre to receive funding through national partnership

Griffin Theatre Company will receive $4 million in funding over the next four years through a partnership between the NSW Government and the Australia Council for the Arts. Share options

Published: 15 June 2021



Round 2 arts and culture funding announced

Over 100 recipients will share in more than $4 million as part of Round 2 of NSW Government’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program for 2020/21. Share options

Published: 10 June 2021



Record investment to bring high calibre performances to regional NSW

Regional audiences across NSW are set to be entertained with 23 presenting arts and cultural organisations and groups receiving a record $1.9 million in regional touring funding through the NSW […]

Published: 9 June 2021



Showcase for local acts on Make Music Day

Six grant recipients will receive a share of $90,000 in funding from the NSW Government to stage free live music events throughout the state as part of the annual global […]

Published: 9 June 2021



$500K to share NSW arts and culture with UK

Create NSW is calling for expressions of interest for the UK/Australia Season, with up to $500,000 up for grabs to support NSW arts companies and organisations to share their works […]

Published: 7 June 2021



Dr. Bronwyn Bancroft awarded the inaugural NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship

Bundjalung artist Dr. Bronwyn Bancroft will be  the inaugural recipient of the NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship. A new opportunity for Aboriginal artists to undertake a research project delving into the […]

Published: 4 June 2021



Sydney staged for more live performances

From comedy events and live band nights to roving carnival performers, Sydney is the place for entertainment after the NSW Government announced funding for an additional 10 recipients in Round […]

Published: 13 May 2021



Additional funding to transform State Library of NSW

A new underground auditorium, gallery and expanded bookshop, café and foyer are some of the enhancements the NSW Government is making to the State Library of NSW. Share options

Published: 9 May 2021



New Stan Original Series ‘Wolf Like Me’ secured for NSW

Stan Original Series Wolf Like Me, from Emmy-award winning production company Made Up Stories, will soon call NSW home thanks to the support of the NSW Government’s Made in NSW […]

Published: 29 April 2021



Local musicians supported in global event

Local musicians, whose livelihoods were decimated during the pandemic, are being invited to apply for a share of $90,000 as part of the annual Make Music Day event. Share options

Published: 28 April 2021



Regional NSW to host Travelling Film Festival

Lismore, Murwillumbah, Orange, Young, and Warrawong are the newest destinations for Sydney Film Festival’s Travelling Film Festival, a major cultural offering that is bringing Australian and international features, short films, […]

Published: 21 April 2021



Mad Max prequel Furiosa to be filmed in NSW

The long-awaited prequel to George Miller’s Academy Award Winning Mad Max: Fury Road is set to be filmed in NSW, and expected to become the biggest film ever to be […]

Published: 19 April 2021



$300K for NSW artists and arts and cultural organisations

The NSW Government has announced a new Service Needs Strategic Fund for arts, screen and cultural organisations, to meet the demand for professional development and capacity-building across the sector. Share […]

Published: 16 April 2021



Write North Writers’ Group Residency applications now open

Mid-career to established NSW writers are encouraged to apply for this year’s Write North Writers’ Group Residency, in the second year of a partnership with Create NSW and Byron Writers […]

Published: 16 April 2021



Sydney’s arts and culture stays up late

Sydneysiders and visitors will have more opportunity than ever to get their culture fix at iconic institutions across the CBD, after the NSW Government’s Culture Up Late initiative was extended […]

Published: 11 April 2021



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