Organisations are invited to apply for matched funding up to $60,000 for capital works projects that improve local arts and cultural facilities, Member for Lismore, Thomas George MP said today.

“Applications are open until Friday 2 October for the NSW Government’s Regional Capital funding, which boosts opportunities for regional communities across NSW to engage with arts and culture,” Mr George said.

“Matched funding up to $60,000 can be used for a range of initiatives including improvements to facilities and venues, new equipment for arts and cultural purposes and preserving museum collections.

“Regional Capital funding is provided through the NSW Government’s Arts and Cultural Development Program, which will provide $51 million in support for artists and arts organisations this financial year,” Mr George said.

The NSW Government is proud to support the State’s thriving regional arts and cultural sector.

“Arts and cultural facilities are the lifeblood of many regional communities, providing opportunities for people to engage with a range of art forms and experience local history,” Mr George said.

“Regional NSW is a priority under the Government’s new Create in NSW 10-year policy framework that guides strategy, investment and partnerships to grow a thriving, globally connected arts and cultural sector.”

For more information including details on how to apply, visit or email

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403  Email:

Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.