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New Arts Initiative Creates Pathways for Practitioners with Disability

New paid internships are being created for people with disabilities to get a start in the NSW arts, screen and culture industries. The Createability Internship Program, launched by the NSW Government today, will enable up to eight people to secure industry placements and customised training opportunities that could lead to a full-time career. Read more

Regional Arts NSW | Regional Arts Fund Provides Small Festival Support

Running an arts festival in regional NSW? Suffering volunteer burnout? A new stream as part of the Regional Arts Fund can help build your event with a paid coordinator. At Regional Arts NSW, we know how hard volunteers work in regional communities, and that sometimes the juggle between work, life and festival management can be overwhelming. Read more

Registrations Now Open for the 10th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference

Registrations are now open for the 10th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference, presented by the Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH), to be held from 12-15 November 2018 at the Sails Hotel, Port Macquarie. The Art Gallery of NSW continues its conference partnership with ACAH in 2018, with AGNSW artist educators presenting arts for health art-making workshops at the conference. Read more

NERAM | Helen Dangar Memorial Bursary

NERAM will be launching the 2018 Helen Dangar Memorial Bursary on July 18th at a talk by the 2017 recipient, Lizzie Horne. Lizzie who has recently returned from her bursary funded printmaking workshop in Florence, Italy. Read more

Screenworks | Wanted: Fearless Seniors to Feature in Films

Screenworks and Feros Care are searching for 10 people aged 75 or over to be featured in a series of short documentary films as part of a new innovative project called FEARLESS. Each of the selected seniors will have the chance to learn new skills and will receive a writer/director credit for a film. Read more

Bundanon Trust Announces First Peoples Residencies

A special opportunity for NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to undertake supported residencies at Bundanon in 2019 with support from Create NSW. Bundanon's Artist-in-Residence program is the largest and most diverse in Australia. Read more

Varuna Residential Fellowships for Writers 2019

Varuna the National Writers’ House invites writers from across Australia to apply for a Varuna Residential Fellowship. A Varuna Residential Fellowship offers writers working across a wide range of literary forms and genres the gift of uninterrupted time to develop a new work in an inspiring environment and a collegial atmosphere. Read more

NSW Leads Change for Female TV Directors

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today joined some of the country’s leading female screen talent to announce #SheDirects, a new initiative to bring more female directors to the forefront of the Australian screen sector. Read more