Creative live/work spaces

Creative live/work spaces

Creative City Sydney

Affordable living and work spaces

In 2013, the City of Sydney opened its first creative live/work residency program when we offered people working in a creative field an opportunity to take up a 12-month affordable apartment lease on William Street.

Six 1-bedroom apartments have since provided working studios and residential accommodation for a new group of artists each year. The third group of talented artists who commenced in June 2016 include:

Read about some of these artists’ experiences living on William Street.

Waterloo creative live/work space

Following the success of the William Street program, we recently completed an application process for a new creative live/work space in Waterloo. 

Located within the Waterloo Library grounds, this self-contained apartment will be used as a working studio and residential accommodation for Matriark Theatre who will collaborate with the library during their 12 month tenancy.


You can subscribe below to find out when this program opens for applications and when other opportunities become available in the City's creative spaces programs.

Images: 2016/17 creative live/work residents working from their apartments on William Street.

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Last updated: Thursday, 22 December 2016