Media releases

NSW musicians and sound artists ready to jam with inaugural soundlab residency

Five musicians are set to elevate their careers and amplify their sound through the NSW Government’s inaugural Soundlab Residency Program in partnership with Arup.

Published: 27 October 2021



The search begins for the next generation of VFX and animation artists

The NSW Government is partnering with leading VFX and animation studios to help launch the careers of emerging filmmakers through the 2022 Screen NSW Animation and VFX Traineeship Program.

Published: 26 October 2021



$86 million injection to kickstart arts, screen and culture in NSW

Artists, musicians, theatres, venues, festivals and cultural organisations in NSW will be supported with $86 million in funding from the NSW Government to reopen with confidence and welcome back audiences.

Published: 18 October 2021



Funding boost for South Coast arts and culture

Artists and audiences on the South Coast will soon benefit from more arts and cultural opportunities in the local community with targeted funding from the NSW Government.

Published: 11 October 2021



Funding boost for regional arts and culture

Audiences and creatives in regional NSW will benefit from increased employment opportunities and exciting community initiatives as Regional Arts Development Organisations receive a funding boost from the NSW Government.

Published: 11 October 2021



Record funding to take the show on the road to regional NSW

Audiences in regional NSW will have more access to quality arts and culture experiences thanks to the NSW Government’s commitment of $12 million over the next four years for small […]

Published: 28 September 2021



Digital games industry powered up in NSW

NSW is set to become the leading destination for digital game designers, creators and innovators thanks to a competitive Digital Games Development Rebate that will bolster the state’s strength across […]

Published: 27 September 2021



$60 million to make NSW the creative capital

Communities across NSW will benefit from new and improved cultural infrastructure thanks to $60 million available through the NSW Government’s Creative Capital program.

Published: 21 September 2021



Statewide Createability Internship Program to level the playing field

The NSW Government is calling for applications for the Createability Internship Program, an initiative designed to develop strong career pathways into the arts, screen, and culture sectors for NSW artists […]

Published: 9 September 2021



Camera set to roll with applications open for short films by filmmakers with disability

Applications are now open to emerging filmmakers with disability for the Screenability Filmmakers Fund that will produce short films for consideration to premiere at the 69th Sydney Film Festival in […]

Published: 3 September 2021



Over $388K to fund six priority services for NSW arts and cultural sector

Six peak arts organisations will share in over $388,000 funding to deliver professional development and capacity building projects over the next three years through Create NSW’s Service Needs Strategic Fund.

Published: 24 August 2021



Theatre Fellowships put NSW artists on centre stage

The NSW Government is again partnering with Griffin Theatre Company and Hayes Theatre Co. to deliver two theatre fellowship programs that will help budding NSW artists and practitioners develop new […]

Published: 20 August 2021



Targeted emergency support for artists and arts and cultural organisations

Individual artists and small to medium arts and cultural organisations impacted by COVID-19 restrictions can apply for COVID Development Grants to support the development of new work.

Published: 19 August 2021



New Board Members to help shape the NSW arts and cultural landscape

Twenty new leading arts and cultural experts from across the State have been appointed to the NSW Government’s Artform Advisory Boards in 2021/2022 to help drive the arts and cultural […]

Published: 11 August 2021



Lifeline for performing arts and live music

Not-for-profit and commercial performing arts organisations, as well as live music venues can now apply for funding to keep the lights on and staff and performers in jobs thanks to […]

Published: 14 July 2021



NSW boosts Arts and Cultural Funding Program

Artists and organisations across NSW are now able to apply for funding through Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2021/2022 Arts and Cultural Funding Program for Annual Organisation, Project and Creative […]

Published: 9 July 2021