Media releases

NSW arts and culture to hit the road in 2022

Audiences across regional NSW will enjoy more performances and creative experiences as arts and cultural organisations and groups take their shows on the road in 2022, supported by the NSW […]

Published: 15 February 2022

$85 million to bolster performing arts and live music

The NSW performing arts and live music sector will be further supported with $85 million in NSW Government funding to provide artists and performers with increased confidence to take their […]

Published: 1 February 2022

Lifeline for major events in NSW

Organisers of major events and festivals that have been cancelled or significantly disrupted by COVID Public Health Orders will be supported by funding through the NSW Government’s Event Saver Fund.

Published: 17 January 2022

Australian Amazon Original series to seat NSW at top of the class

The booming local screen industry is headed to the top of the class, with Universal International Studios’ Matchbox Pictures high-concept comedy series Class Of ’07 secured for the State.

Published: 17 December 2021

2022 interns to put inclusion in the spotlight

Ten artists and screen practitioners with disability have been selected for valuable professional development opportunities across NSW’s arts, culture, and screen industry as part of the Createability Internship Program.

Published: 15 December 2021

New Committee Members to drive NSW film and television industry

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has confirmed Jodi Matterson, Josh Pomeranz, Debra Richards and Patrick Fair as new appointments to the NSW Film and Television Industry Advisory Committee.

Published: 14 December 2021

New Board Appointments for the State Cultural Institutions

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today confirmed nine new appointments and sixteen reappointments across the six NSW State Cultural Institutions that are set to take effect from 1 January […]

Published: 10 December 2021

Arts and Cultural Funding Program Round 2 open for applications

The NSW Government is calling for applications for Round 2 of Create NSW’s 2021/2022 Arts and Cultural Funding Program for Annual Organisation, Project, and Creative Koori Project categories.

Published: 8 December 2021

$6 million to support 60 NSW cultural infrastructure projects

Sixty museums, theatres, performance spaces, galleries and Aboriginal Keeping Places will share in over $6 million as part of Round 1 of Minor Works and Equipment Projects through the NSW […]

Published: 3 December 2021

$54M to secure future of Parramatta Female Factory and develop arts and cultural precinct

The NSW Government has today announced a $53.8 million commitment to secure, restore and preserve the culture, heritage and future use of the Parramatta Female Factory precinct site in Western […]

Published: 2 December 2021

LGA Arts and Cultural Projects Funding Round open for applications

The NSW Government is calling for applications for the 2022/2023 Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts and Cultural Projects funding round, delivered through Create NSW.

Published: 25 November 2021

$9.37 million to support NSW arts and culture programs

The NSW Government is investing $9.37 million in the State’s arts and cultural sector through Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2021/22 Arts and Cultural Funding Program.

Published: 19 November 2021

Karina Holden takes home the Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award

Acclaimed director, writer and producer Karina Holden is the recipient of the 2021 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award, announced at the Closing Night of the 68th Sydney Film Festival.

Published: 15 November 2021

Ready to raise the curtain at Walsh Bay

The Walsh Bay Arts Precinct is almost complete and was opened today for a sneak peek of what will soon be a hub for Sydney’s performing arts and culture.

Published: 9 November 2021

Expressions of Interest sought for RGB Creative

The NSW Government is calling for expressions of interest from arts, culture and screen organisations to apply for office and creative development spaces in ‘RGB Creative’ – a short-term activation […]

Published: 8 November 2021

NSW secures another blockbuster series with Amazon Prime video starring Sigourney Weaver

NSW continues to lead Australia in attracting major film productions, jobs, and screen investment to the State, with the Amazon series The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart secured through the […]

Published: 29 October 2021