Media releases

NSW visual arts leaders to mentor at Venice Biennale

Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts have today announced Dr Mikala Tai (4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art) and Jasmin Stephens (UNSW Art and Design) as the […]

Published: 21 February 2019



NSW Government opens expressions of interest for Australian Museum redevelopment

The NSW Government has opened a call for expressions of interest from construction companies interested in delivering ‘Project Discover’, the Australian Museum’s planned $57.5m redevelopment ahead of its upcoming 2021 […]

Published: 8 February 2019



$1.5m boost to Sydney and NSW Night-Time Economy

Sydney precincts and NSW live music events will benefit from investment of $1.5 million from the NSW Government aimed at stimulating the night-time economy, Minister for Racing Paul Toole and […]

Published: 24 January 2019



Jury Chair confirmed for Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta international design competition

Create NSW and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) have today confirmed influential Australian entrepreneur Naomi Milgrom AO as Chair of the jury for the international design competition […]

Published: 24 January 2019



Powerhouse architect search begins

The search is on for world-leading architects to design a Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta encompassing an iconic new museum, public space and pedestrian bridge, Minister for the Arts Don Harwin […]

Published: 24 January 2019



NSW artists sought for new residency opportunity with Animal Logic

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin is calling on NSW artists to be the first participants of a new partnership between Create NSW and internationally-acclaimed Sydney production company Animal Logic. […]

Published: 22 January 2019



Create NSW & ABC announce Kaldor Public Art Projects as third Documentary Feature Fund film

Create NSW and ABC have announced the commission of Kaldor Public Art Projects (working title), a film about the influence of arts patron, collector and philanthropist John Kaldor on the […]

Published: 21 January 2019



New line-up of Chairs selected to lead NSW Cultural Institutions in 2019

A refreshed line-up of Chairpersons will lead the Boards of NSW State Cultural Institutions in 2019, following a raft of new and renewed appointments made in late December 2018. Share […]

Published: 9 January 2019



Create NSW names 2019 Screenability filmmakers set to compete for Sydney Film Festival billing

Emerging filmmakers with disability Nicole Delprado, Shawn Spina and Llewellyn Michael Bates and their teams have been selected to take forward three 2019 Screenability shorts that will be considered to […]

Published: 17 December 2018



Denis Beaubois named first Create NSW and MCA Visual Arts Fellow

Internationally celebrated Marrickville-based artist Denis Beaubois has been named the first Create NSW & Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 2019 NSW Visual Arts Mid-Career/Established Fellow, valued up to $50,000. Share […]

Published: 6 December 2018



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