Media releases

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

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