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Create NSW to boost screen industry with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander emerging producer placements

Create NSW’s Emerging Producer Placement initiative for 2018 will focus on providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander screen creatives through two six-month paid internships in industry. Applications are now […]More

Published: 13 August 2018



John Fadden, the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum, photo supplied Broken Hill City Council

$1.6 million to digitise regional collections

The NSW Government has announced almost $1.6 million in funding to assist regional arts, screen and culture organisations to digitise priceless collections and develop a state-wide regional digitisation strategy. The […]More

Published: 1 August 2018



Flying Fruit Fly Circus. Image credit Joss Construction

68 projects announced in Round One of the Regional Cultural Fund

Create NSW has announced the sixty-eight recipients sharing nearly $50 million in funding from Round One of the Regional Cultural Fund. Recipients from the round spanned 9 regions across the […]More

Published: 30 July 2018



Elizabeth W. Scott appointed to Create NSW Executive Director, Investment and Engagement

Elizabeth W. Scott, a global arts and culture policy specialist with over 25 years’ experience advising cultural organisations across the USA, UK and Australia, has been appointed as Executive Director, […]More

Published: 27 July 2018



Opera Australia's production of La Traviata. Image: Keith Saunders

NSW tops winners list in 2018 Helpmann Awards

Helpmann Awards NSW Winners Congratulations to all the NSW artists and productions that showed Australia the depth of our states creative talent at the Helpmann Awards on Tuesday night. Create […]More

Published: 18 July 2018



Because of Her, We Can!

NAIDOC Week 2018 celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have made – and continue to make – to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our […]More

Published: 12 July 2018



NSW Contemporary Music Strategy

Create NSW is working with the music sector to develop the goals, strategies, actions, and priority areas that will guide the NSW Government’s future initiatives and investment in contemporary music […]More

Published: 10 July 2018



Julie Nimmo and her cousin Terri Mitchell.

NITV’s Julie Nimmo shares the importance this year’s NAIDOC Week theme ‘Because of Her, We Can!’

Julie Nimmo, Supervising Producer at NITV, is a Wiradjuri woman from Sydney, NSW. Julie has over 20 years’ experience in Broadcast TV as a journalist, documentary filmmaker, and factual content […]More

Published: 9 July 2018



Jannawi Dance Clan - Credit Joseph Mayers City of Sydney

Celebrating women at NAIDOC in the City – Interview with 33 Creative Co-Director Mayrah Sonter

The City of Sydney’s annual NAIDOC in the City event is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and their continued importance. Create NSW spoke to Mayrah Sonter, […]More

Published: 9 July 2018



Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre Possum Skin art

The women of Tamworth’s Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre goes beyond aesthetic by connecting a new generation to local culture

At the Tamworth Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre, all works have been created by Aboriginal women, who belong to the ‘Gomeroi gaaynggal’ mothers’ art and health program. We spoke with three women […]More

Published: 9 July 2018



Newcastle Public Artwork – Expression of Interest now open

Create NSW in partnership with Transport for NSW is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) for the design and provision of an original public artwork as part of the delivery of […]More

Published: 2 July 2018



Bundanon’s future secured with $8.5 million grant plus $47 million more for regional arts & culture

The revered Bundanon Trust Riversdale site, which served as inspiration for iconic Australian landscape painter Arthur Boyd, has received $8.5 million from the NSW Government’s new Regional Cultural Fund (RCF). […]More

Published: 2 July 2018



NSW lures the largest ever Chinese/Australian film to Sydney

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin confirmed that the highly skilled special effects work on the major new Chinese/Australian feature film Legend of Sun and Moon will take place in […]More

Published: 29 June 2018



NSW leads charge for female tv directors

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin joined some of the country’s leading female screen talent to announce #SheDirects, a new initiative to bring more female directors to the forefront of […]More

Published: 20 June 2018



Sydney Symphony Orchestra will stream Make Music Day 2018 live to the world from Sydney Opera House

Emma Dunch is the CEO of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. During her 20-year cultural management career, Emma has partnered with more than 125 creative organisations in the United States, the […]More

Published: 18 June 2018



Jannah Beth is encouraging acceptance and connectivity as she sings praises for Make Music Day 2018

You might not know Jannah Beth yet…introducing Jannah, a diverse Sydney artist delivering a unique mix of smooth raps, soulful melodies, and experimental beats.   How did you get started as […]More

Published: 18 June 2018