News October 15, 2018

Western Sydney music, arts & culture to get $2m injection

Western Sydney music, arts & culture to get $2m injection

Western Sydney’s music, arts and culture scene is set for an injection of $2 million from the NSW government.

The Western Sydney Strategic Programs funding for 2018-19 from Create NSW will support three new programs and a third year of the Making Spaces initiative which so far has activated 17 new spaces for arts, screen and cultural projects.

The three programs to be funded include:

Western Sydney Arts & Cultural Projects – supporting professional arts and cultural projects delivered in Western Sydney by artists and arts and cultural workers living and/or working in the region at any stage of the creative process.

Applications close November 19.

Western Sydney Strategic Partnerships – supporting significant and long-term partnerships across and beyond the arts and cultural sectors, including local government authorities and public, private or community organisations.

Applications close November 23.

Western Sydney Making Spaces – in its third year, the program encourages arts, screen and cultural organisations to partner with property owners to activate new spaces for studios, rehearsal and residencies across the region.

Applications November 23.

New opportunities for live music in Western Sydney will also be supported by Create NSW, developed in consultation with councils, the Live Music Office and Music NSW.

For further eligibility information head to the official website.

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