Media releases

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



Ten diverse arts journeys awarded NSW support

Ten visual artists will share $12,500 in NSW Government funding to support the costs of developing and presenting their works. Share options

Published: 22 March 2017



NSW Government backs community bands

Twenty-seven community bands across the state will share in NSW Government funding to reach new audiences and further develop their performance skills and musicianship. Share options

Published: 17 March 2017



Youth music events backed by NSW Government

Eleven groups of young people across the state will be staging all-ages music events in partnership with their local community, thanks to a NSW Government $50,000 program supporting young musicians. […]

Published: 20 February 2017



Leading Hazara artist awarded Western Sydney Fellowship

A multi-disciplinary Western Sydney based artist whose works span video, painting, drawing and textiles has been awarded the NSW Government’s 2016 Western Sydney Arts Fellowship worth $50,000. Share options

Published: 3 February 2017



More performances to reach remote and regional NSW

The NSW Government is committing a further $30,000 to expand performing arts opportunities in regional and remote NSW. Share options

Published: 30 January 2017



Western Sydney making spaces for artists

Western Sydney artists will soon have more opportunities to access local work spaces through a new NSW Government program. Share options

Published: 25 January 2017



$2.5 million to build up local arts and culture

Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced the opening of a $2.5 million fund for local arts and cultural infrastructure, which will increase participation and drive cultural tourism. Share […]

Published: 23 January 2017



Funding open for regional Aboriginal arts projects

Regional Aboriginal artists and arts organisations are now invited to apply for NSW Government funding to support local projects across the state. Share options

Published: 19 January 2017



Investing in Broken Hill’s vision for the future

The NSW Government will contribute $200,000 to assist Broken Hill City Council to deliver an innovative Living Museum and Perfect Light Project in 2017 as part of a long-term strategy to revitalise […]

Published: 12 January 2017



Sydney’s summer culture stays up late

Sydney’s major arts and cultural institutions launch Culture Up Late this Wednesday night when they turn on the lights and welcome Sydneysiders to top exhibitions and art events. Share options

Published: 10 January 2017