Congratulations to our 2020 Create NSW Community Band Development Grants recipients:


  • Blue Mountains Youth Band
  • Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra & North West Wind Ensemble
  • Central Coast Concert Band
  • City of Wollongong Brass Band Inc
  • Forbes Town & District Band
  • Gosford City Brass Band
  • Gunnedah Shire Band
  • Holroyd Brass Band
  • Hunter Regional Band Association Inc
  • Lake Macquarie Winds Concert Band
  • Lane Cove Concert Band
  • Leeton Town Band
  • Lithgow City Band
  • Maitland City Brass Band
  • Newcastle PCYC Brass Band
  • North Shore Wind Symphony
  • Port Macquarie Hastings Municipal Band
  • Southern Highlands Concert Band
  • Sutherland PCYC Concert Band
  • Sydney City Brass
  • Sydney Wind Symphony
  • Toronto Brass
  • Tottenham Town Band
  • Wallarah Community Band
  • Waratah Brass – Newcastle
  • Wee Waa Community Band
  • Western Lake Macquarie Concert Band

These successful bands will share in over $28,000 in devolved funding for 2020 from Create NSW.


This Information Sheet about the Create NSW Community Band Development Grants also advises that there have been some slight amendments in 2020 for what community bands can apply.

If you require further information about the grants scheme or whether you qualify for a grant please do not hesitate to contact our grants coordinator, Jeff Markham on 0412 757 125 or via email

Bands in the Park

Thank you to those bands that participated in this event in 2017. Our grant application to hold this event in 2019 has not been successful but we intend to reapply for a grant to hold this event in the future.

In the meantime please enjoy these photos from previous Bands in the Park events.