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Making space for culture – the future of Sydney’s creative economy

City of Sydney < 1 mins read
WHAT: Local and international culture experts discuss ways to save Sydney’s creative soul, as soaring costs push artists out of the city.

WHO: Speakers include: 
  • Clover Moore AO - Lord Mayor of Sydney 

  • The Hon John Graham MLC - Special Minister of State, Minister for Roads, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Music and the Night-Time Economy and Minister for Jobs and Tourism 

  • Claudia Karvan OAM - Australian actor and producer  

  • Justine Simons OBE - Deputy Mayor of London for Culture and the Creative Industries and Founder and Chair of the World Cities Culture Forum 

  • Darren Dale - Board Chair Sydney Film Festival, Managing Director and Producer Blackfella Films 

  • Hellen Morgan-Harris - Director Tortuga Studios, Co-chair City of Sydney Cultural and Creative Sector Advisory Panel  

  • Sara Mansour - Co-founder and Executive Director, Bankstown Poetry Slam, former Chair Artists Advisory Panel to the Minister of Arts on the NSW Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy  

  • Alex SchumanCEO Carla Zampatti 

  • Marcus Westbury OAM - CEO and Co-founder 

Hosted by Zan Rowe, TV presenter and broadcaster, host of Take 5 with Zan Rowe, with a special performance by Dan Sultan, one of Australia's most loved singer-songwriters. 

DATE: Wednesday 12 June 2024 

TIME: 6.30pm to 8.30pm  

WHERE: Centennial Hall, Sydney Town Hall 

Free tickets available at Ticketmaster. 

For more information and to RSVP please email Roxanne Macara, or phone 0438 554 640. 

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