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Performing Arts


New South Wales

Create NSW – Department of Premier and Cabinet

NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package

Applications are open for the NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package.


The aim of this package is to relaunch the performing arts sector in line with the NSW Government roadmap to recovery.

This package is an extension of the original Performing Arts COVID Support Package that was designed to support the sector while in lockdown.

This new package is designed to assist the sector to relaunch by providing certainty and confidence as audiences return to theatres and other performance venues.


Please read the NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package Guidelines before completing your application. The guidelines outline information on eligibility and application requirements, how much funding you can apply for, and how your application will be assessed.

Please note guidelines are current at the time of publication and may be subject to change.

Apply now

To submit your application, you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.

Key dates

Applications are now open.

Funding will cover eligible performances from 19 September 2021 to 31 December 2021.


If you are an applicant with disability, and you require this information in a format which is accessible to you, or if you require this information in another language, you can contact us on the details below between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

The National Relay service numbers are:

  • TTY users: Phone 133 677 then ask for (02) 8289 6520
  • Speak and Listen users: Phone 1300 555 727 then ask for (02) 8289 6520
  • Internet Relay users: Connect to NES then ask for (02) 8289 6520.

What support is available to me?

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package Guidelines before starting your funding application.

For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the application form, please email

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