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Aija Draguns, 2022 Conductor Fellow

Aija Draguns awarded 2022 Conductor Fellowship

Emerging Sydney-based conductor, composer and arranger Aija Draguns has been selected as the NSW Government’s 2022 Conductor (Early Career) Fellowship recipient to develop and support her personal, creative and career […]More

Published: 30 September 2022



Australian architects shortlisted for Powerhouse Ultimo design competition

Five Australian architectural design teams have been shortlisted to participate in the Design Competition to renew Powerhouse Ultimo as part of the NSW Government’s investment of up to $500 million […]More

Published: 8 September 2022



2018 Createability intern Joel Pragnell on the set of ABC’s Play School. Image: courtesy Joel Pragnell

Arts, screen and culture internship program embraces disability

NSW artists and practitioners with disability will have the opportunity to develop meaningful career pathways into the arts, screen, and culture sectors thanks to the NSW Government’s Createability Internship Program. […]More

Published: 5 September 2022



Calling all artists: Sydney Metro Public Art Opportunity now open!

Create NSW and Sydney Metro are calling for artists to register their interest to develop nine new public art commissions for stations and public places on the new Sydney Metro […]More

Published: 31 August 2022



$30 million flood recovery fund to rebuild community infrastructure

Applications open today for a $30 million recovery package which supports repair works for arts and culture, sports and Aboriginal-owned community infrastructure damaged in the February-March flood event. The eligible […]More

Published: 24 August 2022



Funding for artists to tour the regions

Applications are now open for artists and arts and cultural organisations to tour their work across regional NSW as part of Create NSW’s Regional Arts Touring Program. Create NSW Interim […]More

Published: 15 August 2022



Last Season, Force Majeure, Sydney Festival 2021. Image: Brett Boardman

Investment in regional arts touring delivers shows across NSW

Regional audiences across the state are in for a show with eight high-calibre arts and culture organisations set to take their shows on the road, thanks to the NSW Government’s […]More

Published: 10 August 2022



Record attendance at NSW art and cultural institutions

The state’s cultural institutions have enjoyed record attendances as families and young people take up the opportunity of the NSW Government’s $5.9 million commitment to free admission to museums and […]More

Published: 5 August 2022



Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery. Image: ©Lake Macquarie City Council

Local arts and culture grants open

Local councils, not-for-profit organisations and Local Aboriginal Land Councils can now apply for funding to support creative cultural infrastructure projects that improve arts and cultural facilities. This funding is part […]More

Published: 12 July 2022



Create NSW seeks Artfrom Advisory Members

Create NSW is calling for applications across NSW to its 2022/23 Artform Advisory Boards. Expressions of interest are encouraged from members of small and medium-sized organisations and major arts companies, […]More

Published: 8 July 2022



Regional youth set for a creative holiday break 

Young people in the regions will enjoy free creative activities during school holidays, as leading arts, screen and cultural organisations are set to deliver a wide range of performing arts, […]More

Published: 29 June 2022



$1 million to support NSW visual arts

Career advancing opportunities will be offered to 17 artists and organisations through $1 million in funding from the NSW Government’s Visual Arts Commissioning Program. The successful grants range from $10,000 […]More

Published: 27 June 2022



Revered composer Caitlin Yeo names 2022 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award recipient

Acclaimed, multi-award-winning screen composer Caitlin Yeo is the recipient of the 2022 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award, announced at the Closing Night of the 69th Sydney Film Festival. Caitlin […]More

Published: 23 June 2022



Karen Rodgers appointed Director of Arts at Create NSW

Experienced sector leader Karen Rodgers has been appointed as Director of Arts with Create NSW, a newly created role within the NSW Government’s agency responsible for arts, screen and culture. […]More

Published: 16 June 2022



Rolling out the red carpet for Sydney Film Festivals

Local and visiting filmgoers are set to be entertained with a range of exciting and diverse film screenings and events to be held across Sydney. Twenty-three new film festival initiatives […]More

Published: 9 June 2022



NSW Museum Strategy Survey

Create NSW is seeking input from individuals and organisations involved in the NSW Museum and Heritage sector via the NSW Museum Strategy Survey. The data gathered from this survey will […]More

Published: 6 June 2022