Media releases

$500,000 for regional arts fellowships

The NSW Government is further strengthening opportunities for professional regional artists with ten $50,000 fellowships available over the next four years.

Published: 28 June 2015



$275,000 in aboriginal arts funding to develop jobs

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced $275,000 in funding for Aboriginal arts and cultural projects that will enable closer collaboration with creative industries and develop job opportunities.

Published: 26 June 2015



Budget strengthens arts across the state

The NSW Liberal & Nationals Government’s Budget will strengthen NSW arts and culture, positioning Sydney as a global centre for arts in the Asia Pacific, growing arts and culture in Sydney’s west and continuing to invest in our regional artists and organisations across the State.

Published: 23 June 2015



Museum free for all weekend

Every man, woman and child will have free general admission to the Powerhouse and Australian Museums on June 27 and 28 as the NSW Government delivers on an election commitment to improve access to arts and culture.

Published: 17 June 2015



Applications open for new $30,000 fellowship to honour composer Peter Sculthorpe

NSW emerging musicians and composers are encouraged to apply for the inaugural Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship.

Published: 9 June 2015



NSW Government funding injection for regional theatre

Eight arts organisations across the State will share in almost $400,000 for theatre project funding as part of the NSW Government’s commitment to boost community participation in the arts across regional NSW.

Published: 29 May 2015



Regions benefit from Aboriginal arts and cultural funding

Regional organisations across NSW have shared in $150,000 for arts and cultural projects that celebrate and promote Aboriginal cultural identity.

Published: 27 May 2015



Green light for new Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Concept

The concept plan for a world-class arts and cultural precinct at Walsh Bay has been given planning approval.

Published: 22 May 2015



$680,000 for projects to benefit artists with disabilities

Art organisations across the State have received funding injections of up to $60,000 for projects that involve people with disabilities in professional arts and cultural activities, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant announced today.

Published: 8 May 2015



International performance artist mentors leading local artists

Australian artists will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with a world-class artist as a result of Australian and NSW Government support for a major international art event by Kaldor Public Art Projects.

Published: 8 May 2015



Aboriginal public art for redeveloped Dubbo Hospital

Traditional Wiradjuri headbands and skirts will inspire an impressive public artwork to be permanently displayed in the $91.3 million Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment.

Published: 7 May 2015



NSW-made movies to shine at Sydney Film Festival

The growing stature of NSW as a film-making destination will be showcased at next month’s Sydney Film Festival with the world premiere of a number of locally-made productions, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant said today.

Published: 6 May 2015



Award winning Australian actress joins Sydney Opera House Board

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced award winning Australian Actress Deborah Mailman will join the board of the Sydney Opera House.

Published: 30 April 2015



100 scholarships to boost young regional artistic talent

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant said the NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships will foster the next generation of artists and arts professionals living in regional NSW.

Published: 17 April 2015



New Art & Technology Fellowship opens

The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is offering a new $30,000 Art & Technology Fellowship to support artists from across the State working with technology or digital art, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, announced today.

Published: 12 February 2015



NSW Government Arts and Disability Partnership extended

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant and Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka today announced an extension of the Arts and Disability partnership.

Published: 3 February 2015



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