Creative live/work spaces

Creative live/work spaces

Affordable living and work spaces

In 2013 the City of Sydney opened its first creative live/work subsidised studio program. We offered people working in a creative field the opportunity to take up a 12-month affordable apartment lease in the William Street Creative Hub.

Six 1-bedroom apartments have since provided working studios and residential accommodation for a new group of artists each year. The fourth group of talented artists who started in June 2017 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, a new creative live/work space in Waterloo was added to the program in 2016.

Located within the Waterloo Library grounds, this self-contained apartment is currently home to Matriark Theatre.


We are not currently taking applications for our live/work subsidised studios. But to find out when opportunities become available in any of our creative spaces programs, subscribe below.

Images: 2017/18 creative live/work residents working from their apartments on William Street.


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Last updated: Thursday, 21 June 2018