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Create NSW Make Music Day 2019, EORA College at Grand Concourse, Central Station. Image by Create NSW.

Let’s make some music!

Be a part of Make Music Day 2021! Create NSW is encouraging widespread community participation and engagement for Make Music Day (Sunday 20 June & Monday 21 June 2021), having […]More

Published: 17 June 2021



Griffin Theatre to receive funding through national partnership

Griffin Theatre Company will receive $4 million in funding over the next four years through a partnership between the NSW Government and the Australia Council for the Arts. This new […]More

Published: 15 June 2021



Round 2 arts and culture funding announced

Over 100 recipients will share in more than $4 million as part of Round 2 of NSW Government’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program for 2020/21. More than one third of […]More

Published: 10 June 2021



Record investment to be bring high calibre performances to regional NSW

Regional audiences across NSW are set to be entertained with 23 presenting arts and cultural organisations and groups receiving a record $1.9 million in regional touring funding through the NSW […]More

Published: 9 June 2021



Showcase for local acts on Make Music Day

Six grant recipients will receive a share of $90,000 in funding from the NSW Government to stage free live music events throughout the state as part of the annual global […]More

Published: 9 June 2021



$500K to share NSW arts and culture with UK

Create NSW is calling for expressions of interest for the UK/Australia Season, with up to $500,000 up for grabs to support NSW arts companies and organisations to share their works […]More

Published: 7 June 2021



Dr. Bronwyn Bancroft Awarded the Inaugural NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship

Dr. Bronwyn Bancroft Awarded the Inaugural NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship

Bundjalung artist Dr. Bronwyn Bancroft will be the inaugural recipient of the NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship. The NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship is a new opportunity for Aboriginal artists to undertake […]More

Published: 4 June 2021



Circus Monoxide, at Harbourside. Image by Phil Erbacher.

Sydney staged for more live performances

From comedy events and live band nights to roving carnival performers, Sydney is the place for entertainment after the NSW Government announced funding for an additional 10 recipients in Round […]More

Published: 13 May 2021



State Library of NSW. Image courtesy the Library.

Additional funding to transform State Library of NSW

A new underground auditorium, gallery and expanded bookshop, café and foyer are some of the enhancements the NSW Government is making to the State Library of NSW. The NSW Government […]More

Published: 9 May 2021



L-R: Isla Fisher. Credit: Supplied by Stan & NBCUniversal.Josh Gad. Credit: Photo by Crawford Shippey, supplied by Stan & NBCUniversal.

New Stan Original Series ‘Wolf Like Me’ secured for NSW

Stan Original Series Wolf Like Me, from Emmy-award winning production company Made Up Stories, will soon call NSW home thanks to the support of the NSW Government’s Made in NSW […]More

Published: 29 April 2021



Create NSW Make Music Day 2019, EORA College at Grand Concourse, Central Station. Image by Create NSW.

Local musicians supported in global event

Local musicians are being invited to apply for a share of $90,000 as part of  Make Music Day 2021. Make Music Day takes place each year on June 21 and […]More

Published: 28 April 2021



Regent Cinema, Murwillumbah, NSW – Photo Credit, Jay Penfold.

Regional NSW to host Travelling Film Festival

Lismore, Murwillumbah, Orange, Young, and Warrawong are the newest destinations for Sydney Film Festival’s Travelling Film Festival, a major cultural offering that is bringing Australian and international features, short films, […]More

Published: 21 April 2021



Chris Hemsworth, Doug Mitchell, Dr George Miller. Image by Screen NSW.

Mad Max prequel Furiosa to be filmed in NSW

The long-awaited prequel to George Miller’s Academy Award Winning Mad Max: Fury Road is set to be filmed in NSW, and expected to become the biggest film ever to be made in […]More

Published: 19 April 2021



2017 TWT Creative Precinct Block Party - St Leonards, Brand X Productions. Photo: Tim Da Rin.

$300K for NSW artists and arts and cultural organisations

The NSW Government has announced a new Service Needs Strategic Fund for arts, screen and cultural organisations, to meet the demand for professional development and capacity-building across the sector. $300,000 […]More

Published: 16 April 2021



Festival Director Edwina Johnson and sand art at Wategos, Byron Bay. Image: Evan Malcolm.

Write North Writers’ Group Residency applications now open

Mid-career to established NSW writers are invited to apply for the 2021 Write North Writers’ Group Residency in partnership with Byron Writers Festival. In its second year, the Residency, valued […]More

Published: 16 April 2021



Blak Douglas, Fraught & Crosses. Courtesy the artist & Art Month Sydney. Photo by James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.

Sydney’s arts and culture stays up late

Sydneysiders and visitors will have more opportunity than ever to get their culture fix at iconic institutions across the CBD, after the NSW Government’s Culture Up Late initiative was extended […]More

Published: 11 April 2021