Media releases

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



NSW Government supporting Australian Theatre Forum during Sydney Festival 2015

The NSW Government will support the biennial Australian Theatre Forum in Sydney during the Sydney Festival next year, Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant announced today.

Published: 24 June 2014



$311 million for NSW arts, culture & screen sectors

Transforming major cultural institutions and investing in regional public libraries will spearhead a $311 million Arts budget for 2014-15 delivered by the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government.

Published: 17 June 2014



Australian Museum to undergo transformation

The Australian Museum will receive $7.2 million, as part of the 2014-15 NSW Budget, which will transform the educational and cultural institution and generate new life for visitors, Minister for the Arts Troy Grant announced.

Published: 15 June 2014



New project to develop aboriginal music careers

The NSW Government will provide $65,000 to discover, support and nurture the careers of Aboriginal musicians across New South Wales.

Published: 14 May 2014



Statement by Minister Troy Grant

I am proud to have been sworn in today as a minister in the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. As the newly appointed Minister for Hospitality, Gaming, Racing and Minister for the Arts, I appreciate the nature of my duties and responsibilities in these important areas to all the citizens of the great State of New South Wales.

Published: 23 April 2014



Applications open for arts and cultural program

Minister for the Arts, George Souris, today invited NSW’s arts and cultural organisations to apply for funding in 2015 under the new Arts and Cultural Development Program. Share options

Published: 14 April 2014



New arts and cultural funding program launched

A new arts and cultural development program will be introduced from 2015 to replace the Arts Funding Program, Minister for the Arts, George Souris, announced today.

Published: 21 March 2014



Over $120,000 for artists with disability

Minister for the Arts, George Souris, today announced the 13 NSW artists with disability that will share in a total of $120,202 for professional development opportunities.

Published: 18 March 2014



Australian Museum Trustee Appointed

Minister the Arts, George Souris, today welcomed the appointment of Dr Roderic Kefford AM to the Australian Museum Trust.

Published: 7 March 2014



Funding to support regional theatre projects

The NSW Government will provide more than $700,000 over two years to support projects that develop regional theatre in NSW, Minister for the Arts, George Souris, announced today.

Published: 6 March 2014



Art Gallery of NSW Trustee Appointed

Minister for the Arts, George Souris, today welcomed the appointment of The Hon Mrs Ashley Dawson-Damer to the Art Gallery of NSW Trust.

Published: 27 February 2014



New Australian Museum director appointed

Minister for the Arts, George Souris, today welcomed the appointment of Kim McKay AO as the new Director of the Australian Museum for the next five years starting in April 2014.

Published: 19 February 2014



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