Media releases

Jamie North’s Borrowed Landscape set for Newcastle public art installation

Create NSW in partnership with Transport for NSW today announced that visual artist Jamie North has been selected to lead a Newcastle public artwork installation alongside the new light rail. […]

Published: 5 December 2018



Disability internships announced across key NSW creative institutions

NSW’s creative institutions are set to broaden their horizons as they welcome aboard the ten NSW artists and practitioners selected as part of the Createability Internship Program, announced today by […]

Published: 3 December 2018



1,500 NSW Screen jobs secured as PETER RABBIT™ sequel set to shoot in Sydney

Jobs for up to 1,500 local screen professionals have been confirmed today following the announcement by Minister for the Arts Don Harwin, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Animal Logic Entertainment and Olive […]

Published: 1 December 2018



Regional arts on the rise with new funding from NSW Government

Arts and culture in regional NSW will continue to shine with an outstanding line-up of new creative projects fast-approaching thanks to over $259,000 in funding from the NSW Government. Share […]

Published: 30 November 2018



Architects appointed for major redevelopment at the Australian Museum

The major redevelopment of the Australian Museum is officially underway after architects were appointed to deliver the project. Share options

Published: 27 November 2018



Create NSW and Australia Council call on NSW visual arts leaders for Venice Biennale mentors

In partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, Create NSW is calling for expressions of interest from inspiring NSW-based visual arts leaders to attend the Venice Biennale 2019 as […]

Published: 26 November 2018



Green light for Sydney Modern project

The $344 million Sydney Modern expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales has received planning approval. Share options

Published: 21 November 2018



Second year of support for immersive VR & AR arts development from Create NSW

Applications are now open for the second year of Create NSW’s support for artists to develop immersive virtual reality (VR) and now also augmented reality (AR) art experiences, with $120,000 […]

Published: 16 November 2018



Create NSW and ABC to support further VR adventures

Create NSW and the ABC have teamed to offer virtual reality (VR) practitioners a third year of development funding, with a continued commitment from both to support up to six […]

Published: 16 November 2018



EO Gill awarded emerging NSW Visual Art Fellowship

Tempe-based artist EO Gill has been announced as this year’s Create NSW & Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellow, the latest emerging artist to be supported by the prestigious century-old award. […]

Published: 16 November 2018



New MAAS CEO leads search for iconic Powerhouse design

A new Chief Executive who will guide the future of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) has been introduced on the banks of the Parramatta River today. Lisa […]

Published: 9 November 2018



20 NSW creatives awarded 2018/19 Arts & Culture Fellowships

Twenty NSW-based artists and creatives have been selected to receive prestigious 2018/19 Create NSW Fellowships, sharing over $375,000 in funding to undertake self-directed professional development programs and career advancement across […]

Published: 6 November 2018



$674k boost brings regional tours to over 50 NSW locations

Seventeen professional theatre, music and dance organisations, exhibitions and literature events have been selected to share in over $674,000 Regional Arts Touring funding. Share options

Published: 4 November 2018



Sustainability Toolkit launched at Artstate brings new business to creative industries

Creating New Income, a new toolkit aimed at helping small to medium arts, screen and cultural organisations to flourish was launched by Minster for the Arts Don Harwin at Artstate […]

Published: 2 November 2018



Create NSW, BBC Studios and the AIDC announce six-month BBC UK placement for Doc star

Create NSW, BBC Studios Australia and the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) have teamed up to launch a search for a talented mid-career documentary producer/director, who will be offered a […]

Published: 31 October 2018



NSW urged to have its say on National Arts and Disability Strategy

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin is urging the people of NSW to submit their views to inform a renewed National Arts and Disability Strategy to help improve access and […]

Published: 30 October 2018