Media releases

Shortlist announced for prestigious visual arts fellowship

Eleven emerging visual artists from NSW have been shortlisted for the 2019 Create NSW and Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellowship. Share options

Published: 29 October 2019

Multi-Year Arts funding changes launched

Supporting the needs of small to medium independent arts organisations is at the heart of new guidelines for multi-year arts funding. Share options

Published: 24 October 2019

Screen NSW opens call for diverse emerging producers

Emerging producers from diverse backgrounds across NSW have the chance to develop their skillsets and progress their careers through the Screen NSW Emerging Producer Placement, which is looking to support […]

Published: 9 October 2019

Stellar new appointments to Cultural Institution Boards

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today confirmed Lucy Turnbull AO and Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt as new appointments to the Boards of the Art Gallery of New South Wales […]

Published: 20 September 2019

Create NSW and Animal Logic name first Artists in Residence

Técha Noble, Jason Phu and Aemmon Sheehan have been selected as the first NSW artists to participate in the Create NSW and Animal Logic Artist in Residence initiative, where they […]

Published: 10 September 2019

$500K to upskill screen talent and boost industry events

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced $506,000 in funding to deliver 26 new professional development opportunities for screen professionals and audiences. Share options

Published: 5 September 2019

Work to begin as Australian Museum confirms builder

Kane Constructions has been announced as the successful tenderer to develop the next stage of the Australian Museum’s $57.5 million redevelopment known as Project Discover. Share options

Published: 29 August 2019

Experience and diversity define new Artform Boards

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has today announced ten Chairs and 73 Board Members that will lead Artform Advisory Boards to guide arts and cultural funding. The announcement follows […]

Published: 14 August 2019

Marvel Studios to film “Thor: Love and Thunder” in Australia

The next instalment of Marvel Studio’s major blockbuster “Thor” franchise will be filmed at Fox Studios in Sydney thanks to the Morrison Government’s $24.1 million Location Incentive grant and support […]

Published: 26 July 2019

Museums collaborate as record arts infrastructure build powers on

Two of NSW’s most revered institutions will combine forces to keep the State’s cultural output thriving during a busy construction period. Share options

Published: 25 July 2019

Star Wars comes to Sydney as ILM commits to permanent studio

More than 500 local jobs will be created when Disney-owned visual effects company Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) sets up a new studio in Sydney, establishing NSW as a global […]

Published: 15 July 2019

10% PDV incentive puts NSW in front for global filmmakers

NSW is now one of the most competitive locations in the world for filmmakers following the announcement of a new 10% tax incentive for the Post, Digital and Visual Effects […]

Published: 11 July 2019

Simpler NSW arts funding launched with call for expert Artform Boards

Create NSW today has unveiled simpler Arts and Cultural Funding Program guidelines for 2019/20 with a call for nomination from experts across the State to be considered for appointment to […]

Published: 28 June 2019

Create NSW tunes in to expand Make Music Day 2019

Create NSW is encouraging widespread community engagement for Make Music Day (Friday 21 June 2019), having facilitated a series of events for audiences and musicians with support from Sydney Trains […]

Published: 18 June 2019

Arts, screen & culture across NSW to flourish with $871 million investment

Arts, screen and culture are alive and well with the NSW Government delivering an $871 million total investment in the sector, including a 22 per cent increase in recurrent funding […]

Published: 18 June 2019

2019 Visual Arts Fellowship open for application

Visual artists at the start of their careers are encouraged to apply for the Create NSW and Artspace 2019 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging). This Fellowship is aimed at providing […]

Published: 17 June 2019