Media releases

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



$40k for two new Central Coast arts projects

Two Central Coast arts projects, celebrating and encouraging creativity on the Coast, The Podcast Series and The Bogan Song Cycle, will be funded through the Art Central partnership, celebrating and encouraging creativity on the Coast.

Published: 30 January 2015



Funding open for regional NSW Aboriginal arts projects

Regional Aboriginal artists and arts organisations can today apply for funding from the NSW Government to support local arts projects.

Published: 27 January 2015



$60,000 for all-ages events run by young people for young people

The NSW Government will provide $60,000 to support over 20 all-ages music events run by young people, for young people across the State this year.

Published: 24 January 2015



$600,000 for art in the regions

The arts across regional NSW is set to receive a boost with the NSW Government providing $600,000 for five regional arts partnerships this year.

Published: 22 January 2015



Three weeks of Sydney Festival 2015 fun for all

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant and Minister Assisting the Premier on Western Sydney Stuart Ayres, today welcomed the start of Sydney Festival 2015, highlighting the Western Sydney program for the first time will be running alongside the Sydney program for the full three weeks of the festival.

Published: 9 January 2015



Over $290,000 for 99 country arts projects

Acting Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced the NSW Government will provide over $290,000 to support 99 country arts projects in 2015.

Published: 6 January 2015



Sydney Opera House Trust appointments

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, has welcomed the reappointment of the Hon Helen Coonan and Peter Mason AM to the Sydney Opera House Trust for three-year terms starting on 1 January, 2015.

Published: 30 December 2014



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