Media releases

Funding available for Regional NSW theatre projects

Theatre and arts organisations from regional NSW can apply for a share of $375,000 for projects that develop theatre in regional communities, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, announced today.

Published: 13 November 2014

$50,000 to support four new gallery projects

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced four public galleries will share in $50,000 of NSW Government funding to support the research and development of new exhibitions.

Published: 13 November 2014

$3.9 million to support the arts economy

The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government will invest $3.9 million in 70 arts and culture organisations to enrich the lives of people across the State.

Published: 28 October 2014

New fellowship to honour Peter Sculthorpe

A Fellowship will be created to honour the contribution of Peter Sculthorpe AO OBE to Australia’s musical heritage.

Published: 25 October 2014

Wiradjuri Woman Wins Arts Fellowship

Sydney-based artist, Nicole Foreshew, has won this year’s prestigious $30,000 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello announced today.

Published: 16 October 2014

John Bell Retirement

NSW Arts Minister Troy Grant today acknowledged the passion and vision of John Bell, AO OBE, founder of Bell Shakespeare Company and Australian theatre icon, who has announced his retirement from the role of Artistic Director at the end of 2015.

Published: 10 October 2014

First Indigenous winner of NSW Dance Fellowship

Sydney-based Aboriginal dancer and choreographer, Vicki Van Hout, has won the $30,000, 2014 NSW Dance Fellowship (Established and Mid-Career), Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, announced today.

Published: 29 September 2014

$1.2M for NSW performing arts companies to tour Regional NSW

The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government has committed more than $1.2 million over three years to support eight NSW-based performing arts companies to tour across the State.

Published: 5 September 2014

Northern Rivers Performing Arts receives $70000 funding

Lismore based theatre company NORPA (Northern Rivers Performing Arts) has been granted $70,000 in NSW Government funding to develop a new, locally produced theatre work called DREAMER through its Generator program.

Published: 28 August 2014

Digital classrooms taking Arts & Culture to people across the State

Digital classrooms are helping to take the arts and cultural collections and programs of NSW’s major cultural institutions to students across the State, Minister for the Arts Troy Grant said.

Published: 27 August 2014

Tantrum Theatre Co-operative Youth Arts Residency in Wyong receives $75,000

Tantrum Theatre Co-Operative will receive $75,000 for its Youth Arts Residency in Wyong, including workshops, a short play festival, and the development and production of new work.

Published: 8 August 2014

$45,000 for three Central Coast arts projects

Minister for the Arts Troy Grant and Member for Gosford Chris Holstein were today joined by Wyong Council Deputy Mayor Lynne Webster, Gosford Council Mayor Lawrie McKinna and CEO of Regional Development Australia Central Coast, John Mouland to announce that three Central Coast arts projects will share in $45,000 from the Art Central partnership.

Published: 8 August 2014

2014 NSW Visual Artists Fellowship shortlist

Minister for the Arts Troy Grant has today congratulated the shortlist of 12 visual artists for the 2014 NSW Visual Artists (Emerging) Fellowship.

Published: 4 July 2014

NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship applications open

Minister for the Arts Troy Grant is calling on Aboriginal artists from across the State to apply for the $30,000, 2014 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship.

Published: 4 July 2014

NAISDA to share in over $638,000 for aboriginal arts & cultural projects

The National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA) will receive almost $55,000 funding to identify and develop talent programs for students aged between 14 and 18.

Published: 27 June 2014

Linda Jaivin wins 2014 NSW Writers’ Fellowship

Sydney writer Linda Jaivin has been announced as the winner of the NSW Writers’ Fellowship, which will allow her to research her new novel, The Education of Proofreader Ding.

Published: 26 June 2014

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