Media releases

Library Management turns over a new leaf

New legislation introduced to Parliament today will give local councils greater flexibility to jointly provide regional library services, the NSW Minister for the Arts, George Souris said.

Published: 25 May 2011



Sydney artist wins 2011 Plein Air art prize

Rose Bay artist Noel McKenna has been named the winner of the 2011 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize valued at $50,000.

Published: 18 May 2011



NSW takes centre stage for Aboriginal culture

A funding injection of more than $1 million from the NSW Government will support new programs, partnerships and jobs in the State’s Aboriginal arts and cultural sector, Minister for the Arts, George Souris, announced today.

Published: 17 May 2011



10 literary greats to be added to Writers’ Walk

The names of 10 acclaimed authors whose lives and achievements will be enshrined in Sydney’s Writers’ Walk have been revealed at the official launch of Australia’s premier literary event.

Published: 17 May 2011



Acclaimed author to be honoured at Writers’ Walk

P.L Travers, the creator of the world’s favourite magical nanny Mary Poppins, is among 11 distinguished Australian and international authors to be celebrated at the popular Writer’s Walk on Sydney Harbour.

Published: 5 May 2011