Developed and launched first Cabinet endorsed NSW Arts & Cultural Policy - ‘Create in NSW’.
Restructured a new Office of Arts from Arts NSW & Screen NSW into CREATE NSW and established a high level Arts & Culture Advisory Committee to improve strategic investment into the sector.
Established a $600 million Cultural Infrastructure Fund.
Developed a Cultural Infrastructure Framework.
Secured $202 million for Stage 1 renewal of the Sydney Opera House.
Secured $139 million for the redevelopment of the Walsh Bay Arts precinct.
Secured $244 million for the Sydney Modern Project at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Additional capital funding for the Australian Museum and State Library.
Funding enhancements for Museum of Contemporary Art and Carriageworks.
Initiated & established a $20 million Screen fund ‘MADE in NSW’, funding major TV drama and significant screen projects. TV Shows such as RAKE, Janet KING and screen productions including Academy Award winning Hacksaw Ridge, Alien Predator and the LEGO Movies as examples, which resulted in a $178 million enhancement to the state economy and the creation of 6000 jobs.