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Creative Communities - the NSW Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy

Creative Communities is the state’s Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy, recognising the unique place of the sector in NSW.

Creative Communities is an inclusive policy that puts culture, arts, and the creative industries at the heart of NSW. It provides a framework for the next 10 years that supports artists, creatives and cultural organisations and expands to include the rapidly growing creative industries.

Read more on the NSW Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy.

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5 July 2024

Gillian Kayrooz awarded the 2024 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging)

Artspace and Create NSW would like to congratulate Gillian Kayrooz , the recipient of the 2024 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) at the official exhibition launch at Artspace.

Ministerial media release
5 July 2024

School holiday fun need not break the bank

It’s the dream of every parent and carer: school holidays packed with fun and learning for the kids without the pay packet-busting price tag.

Ministerial media release
30 June 2024

Era of serial noise complaints shutting down venues is over

A new era for music fans, artists, venues and neighbours will begin from tomorrow, 1 July 2024.

Departmental release
25 June 2024

Ten interns build skills through valuable creative pathways

Ten talented practitioners with disability will soon embark on exciting professional development opportunities in the creative industries, following their selection for the NSW Government’s 2024 Createability Internship Program. 

Departmental release
7 June 2024

Simpler, fairer, faster – Introducing a new approach to arts and cultural funding

Artists, arts and cultural workers and organisations from every artform across the state will benefit from a series of reforms to the Arts and Cultural Funding Program, announced by Create NSW today. 

Departmental release
30 May 2024

Next generation of Western Sydney musicians receive career-defining opportunity

FRIDAY*, Gemma Navarrete and Yellowline have been named as the recipients of the 2024 Generations - Western Sydney Music (Early Career) Fellowship, giving these talented up-and-coming solo artists and collectives the support, expert guidance and platform to help amplify their careers.

Departmental release
24 May 2024

Seventeen spectacular NSW creative productions set to tour and engage regional audiences

Audiences of all ages, from every corner of the state, will enjoy unforgettable experiences when 17 outstanding performing arts productions and cultural programs head out on tour, thanks to Create NSW’s Regional Arts Touring 2023/24 fund.

Ministerial media release
23 May 2024

Broadway-style lyric theatre coming to Parramatta Riverside

Residents of Western Sydney are set to enjoy a 1500 capacity Broadway-style lyric theatre, with the designs for the Riverside Theatre Redevelopment released today.

Departmental release
23 May 2024

Major arts and culture investment delivers more experiences for audiences and strengthens NSW creative industries

Audiences across the state will soon have access to 131 creative projects and programs that showcase the exceptional calibre of talent and imagination of NSW’s creative industries.

9 May 2024

From Gadi with love: Kate Constantine shares her devotion to Country with the world

In the heart of Paris at the Galerie Arts D’Australie - Stéphane Jacob, contemporary Gadigal artist Kate Constantine (Konstantina) opened her first solo exhibition in Europe,  Garrigarrang Badu in October 2023 . The exhibition was a culmination and celebration of years of research, self-discovery, cultural exploration, and contemporary expression. With support from a Create NSW Small Project Grant, Kate was able to travel to Paris to share her love for Gadigal Ngura (Gadigal country) through her art and storytelling with hundreds of visitors.

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