'Poorest funding round in history': Sector leaders call Create NSW to account Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Applause: Latest awards and celebrations Matt Tarrant Emerging Performers Grant recipient named, Bong Joon-ho takes out prestigious Sydney Film Prize, John Oxley Library Fellowship announced, plus more. NSW Minister delivers $871m for the State A 22% increase in recurrent funding for arts, screen and culture has been announced today as part of the 2019-2020 NSW Budget. Applause: Latest funding and awards announced (locked) Helpmann Awards nominations, Adelaide Fringe releases record breaking figures, winners of TAFE NSW Art Prize announced, and more. Applause: Latest funding and awards announced (locked) Best Newcomer Award at Sydney Comedy Festival, Adobe names ACU designer to watch, Top NT architecture award, plus more awards (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley and Richard Watts Thursday 26 July, 2018 In the wake of what is being described as the poorest funding round in Australia’s history, the sector asks why. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Photo by Alain Pham on Unsplash. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley is the National Visual Arts Editor for ArtsHub and Richard Watts is the National Performing Arts Editor and Team Leader, Editorial.