Media releases

Create NSW and ABC announce Half Hour Drama masterclass attendees and Cli-Fi projects for development

NSW-based filmmaker teams have been selected to attend an expert masterclass as part of the Half Hour Drama development partnership between Create NSW and the ABC, which will see character-driven […]

Published: 7 May 2018

Western Sydney becomes a cultural powerhouse

Powerhouse Museum will completely relocate to stunning new premises in Parramatta and accommodate Australia’s largest and most advanced planetarium, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced today. Share options

Published: 28 April 2018

$1M boost for Western Sydney arts community

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced a $1 million fund to support three programs for emerging artists across Western Sydney. Share options

Published: 21 March 2018

Regional funding enables NSW tours for five exciting theatre, music and visual art productions

Five professional Theatre, Music and Visual Arts organisations, including The Song Company’s 2018 Season of Imagin’d Corners and Ensemble Theatre’s tour of Two by Jim Cartwight will share their productions […]

Published: 20 March 2018

Now Open: New Creative Koori fund boosts Aboriginal arts and culture with up to $75k per project

Create NSW has announced a new fund that will offer individuals and organisations up to $75,000 towards projects and employment that support a vibrant Aboriginal arts and cultural sector in […]

Published: 19 March 2018

Create NSW & ABC Arts call for applications for the imaginative 2019 Documentary Feature Fund

Following success with The Go-Betweens: Right Here and ahead of the upcoming 2018 film Double Happiness: China Love, Create NSW and ABC Arts have opened a call for applications for […]

Published: 5 March 2018

Create NSW leads statewide rollout of world-first national arts and disability digital portal

Create NSW will bring ARTfinder, the comprehensive online arts and cultural portal for people with disability, to NSW through a leading state contribution of $40,000 to support the Australian Government’s […]

Published: 28 February 2018

Regional NSW arts strengthened by $450,000 strategic partnerships fund

Create NSW has announced funding of $450,000 to support four strategic partnership programs that will stimulate strong and diverse arts and cultural activity in regional NSW. Share options

Published: 15 February 2018

Singapore Design Week 2018 to showcase unique Australian creative city ideas

Selected Australian creative talent will travel to Singapore to attend the DesignSingapore Council’s Singapore Design Week 2018 thanks to an initiative of the Australian Singapore Arts Group, funded through the […]

Published: 14 February 2018

Create NSW announces Travis De Vries as $50k NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellow

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Published: 12 February 2018

Calling all Western Sydney arts experts

The call has gone out for experts to advise the NSW Government on the future of the thriving arts, screen and culture scene in Western Sydney. Share options

Published: 8 February 2018

Palm Beach to star in new Australian film

Sydney’s picturesque Palm Beach will be the setting for a new feature film to be directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Rachel Ward. Share options

Published: 8 February 2018

Create NSW & ABC Arts announce the second Documentary Feature Fund film Double Happiness

Create NSW and ABC Arts have announced that Double Happiness, a fresh look at relations between Australia and China through the prism of love and marriage, is the second film […]

Published: 20 December 2017

Create NSW & ABC partner to encourage half-hour Aussie TV drama development

Character-driven 30-minute TV drama with ‘heart and humour’ is the name of the game in a new $100,000 development partnership between Create NSW and ABC, launched today with a call […]

Published: 20 December 2017

Opera House lights up for marriage equality

The sails of the Sydney Opera House will be illuminated this evening to mark the passing of marriage equality into law in Australia. Share options

Published: 8 December 2017

NSW artistic excellence defines 2017 Fellowships

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced arts fellowships worth $510,000 for NSW artists to advance their careers. Share options

Published: 6 December 2017