Create NSW is the NSW Government's arts and cultural driver that brings together arts, screen and cultural functions in an integrated entity.
“Our vision and mission is focused on growing and supporting bold and exciting arts and culture that engages the community and reflects the state's rich diversity.”
At Create NSW we're committed to:
growing, empowering and strengthening the arts, screen and culture sectors in NSW
delivering new, innovative and exciting arts and cultural services and experiences for the people of NSW
embedding arts in the everyday.
This vision frames our functions and approach, as we work for the best possible outcomes for everyone in NSW.
Creative Communities outlines the NSW Government's 10-year policy framework from 2024-2033, that supports artists, creatives and cultural organisations, and expands to include the rapidly growing creative industries.
The policy commits to a whole-of-government approach to advocate for, invest in and enable the creative and cultural ecosystem across the state to realise its potential.
Creative Communities is grounded in five guiding principles:
- Prioritise First Nations culture
- Embrace the arts, culture and creative industries
- Advocate for the value of culture
- Support sustainable growth
- Take our creativity to the world and bring the world to our stories
Access our 10-year policy framework at Creative Communities - the NSW Government's Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy.
Read more about our functions and approach in What we do.
Sharing the vision
There are many ways to support and promote arts and culture in NSW. From attending artistic events to getting involved in local arts services, we can encourage everyone to help grow and support the arts in our amazing state.
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