Minister for the Arts Don Harwin paid tribute to the generous philanthropists who have committed to ensuring the survival and the artistic vision representative of the Carriageworks arts precinct.
“We are delighted with this outcome. We would like to thank the wonderful donors Geoff Ainsworth and wife Johanna Featherstone, Kerr Neilson, Michael Gonski and The Packer Family Foundation who have so generously contributed to the continuing future of Carriageworks.” Mr Harwin said.
“At the heart of it, we are excited for the resident companies of Carriageworks who will also greatly benefit from this announcement.” he said.
NSW government agency Create NSW has committed to a 10-year lease and a five year funding agreement with Carriageworks Ltd.
Carriageworks will adhere to a COVID Safety Plan consistent with NSW Health guidelines.