Media releases

Recognising excellence in arts and culture in regional NSW

The NSW Government has today confirmed its commitment to supporting arts and cultural outcomes delivered through the Regional Arts Development Organisations across NSW, by increasing core funding for the organisations […]

Published: 3 November 2020

NSW Government partners with Audible to deliver new $240K podcast program

Frequency, a new $240,000 podcast program from Create NSW and Screen NSW in partnership with Audible, the world’s largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, will support […]

Published: 9 October 2020

Greater capacity at theatres, cinemas and corporate events

Entertainment facilities including theatres, cinemas and concert halls across NSW will be able to increase their capacity to 50 per cent and corporate events at function centres will be able […]

Published: 25 September 2020

LGA Arts and Cultural Program recipients announced

The Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts and Cultural Program will provide more than $6.6 million in total funding to Councils across NSW to support the delivery of activities over the […]

Published: 15 September 2020

Ang Collins awarded the inaugural NSW Incubator Fellowship

Playwright Ang Collins has been selected as the first recipient of the inaugural Incubator Fellowship, established through a new partnership between Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company to support an […]

Published: 11 September 2020

Create NSW and Byron Writers Festival announce recipients of the inaugural Write North Writers’ Group Residency

Byron Writers Festival and Create NSW have announced the recipients of their inaugural Write North Writers’ Group Residency for a group of mid-career and established NSW writers – Robyn Cadwallader […]

Published: 2 September 2020

Applications open for Country Arts Support Program

Create NSW has announced applications for the Country Arts Support Program (CASP) 2021 are now open for regional NSW not for profit organisations and local collectives. Share options

Published: 1 September 2020

Applications now open for NSW Arts and Cultural Funding

createThe NSW Government is today calling for applications from NSW individual artists, arts and cultural workers, practitioners and organisations for Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2020/2021 Arts and Cultural Funding […]

Published: 27 August 2020

Create NSW calls arts and cultural experts to join Artform Advisory Boards

Create NSW is calling for expressions of interest from leading arts and cultural experts across the State for appointment to the 2020/2021 Artform Advisory Boards. Share options

Published: 10 August 2020

$1.7 million lifeline for NSW screen sector

Eighteen NSW production companies hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic will be given a lifeline as the NSW Government today announced the recipients of more than $1.7 million in funding through […]

Published: 6 August 2020

$10M in Multi-Year arts funding to foster the sector

The NSW Government has announced the recipients of a $10 million multi-year arts funding boost to support 58 small to medium independent arts organisations for up to four years. Share […]

Published: 30 July 2020

Shortlisted recipients of distinguished Visual Arts Fellowship announced

Eight emerging visual artists from NSW have been shortlisted for the 2020 Create NSW and Artspace Visual Arts Fellowship. Share options

Published: 28 July 2020

Carriageworks carries on

One of Australia’s major arts and cultural institutions, Carriageworks, will emerge from voluntary administration with the announcement of a multimillion-dollar lifeline. Share options

Published: 10 July 2020

Create NSW and Byron Writers Festival seek writers for Write North Writers’ Group Residency

Applications are now open for mid-career to established NSW writers for the Write North Writers’ Group Residency through a new partnership with Create NSW and Byron Writers Festival. Share options

Published: 3 July 2020

Over $650,000 delivered to arts and culture sector through COVID-19 support initiatives

The NSW Government through Create NSW is supporting 70 recipients with more than $650,000 funding as part of initiatives specifically targeted to the small to medium sized arts and cultural […]

Published: 30 June 2020

NSW harmonises with Make Music Day 2020

Held on Sunday 21 June, Create NSW is encouraging communities and music-lovers to engage in this year’s Make Music Day, the annual global free festival celebrating music via online events […]

Published: 18 June 2020