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Newcastle is a growing creative hub where artists are supported and inspired to let their imaginations run wild. Newcastle Art Gallery is a world-class facility with one of Australia’s most substantial public art collections, while our Civic Theatre is an historic landmark with a vibrant calendar of concerts, comedy, drama and dance performances. Wander through our streets, visit boutiques and enjoy festivals, markets and events to experience it for yourself.

Imagine creating in a city with...

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A world-class art gallery

To delight and entertain with regular performances and exhibitions.

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A booming innovation ecosystem

Where you can design, create, experiment and invent with ease.

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Creative opportunities & events

For budding actors, musicians, artists and makers alike.

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More artists than any other in Aus

We’re brimming with originality and inspiration.

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Unique performances year-round

At the heritage listed Civic Theatre, right in the heart of Newcastle.

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Business and artistic support

So you’ll feel valued, uplifted and encouraged by your community.


Explore innovative industries

Careers in Newcastle

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