Local Government Authorities Arts & Cultural Programs guidelines announced


Create NSW has announced new guidelines for the Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts & Cultural Programs for multi-year funding.

This program funding supports Local Government to deliver activities over a period of up to three years*. Local Government Funding will commence from 2020/21 and will support the arts and cultural outcomes of an annual program of activity by a facility or unit of Local Government.

Funding is available for a wide range of arts and cultural activity, including:

  • creation of new work, practice-based research or experimentation and professional development
  • production, exhibition, presenting, publishing or recording, touring and festivals
  • promotion and marketing, market and/or audience development activity
  • conservation and/or development of collections and archives (including Aboriginal Keeping Places and the digitisation of collections)
  • purchase of capital infrastructure and equipment
  • partnerships, capacity building and sustainability.

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Image: Virtually impossible. Visitor in VR at Northern Rivers Community Gallery. Photo by Ben Wyeth.