Ms Barham to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for the Hunter, and Vice-President of the Executive Council representing the Minister for Tourism Major Events Hospitality and Racing, and Minister for the Arts—

  1. What is the 2010-11 Arts NSW funding allocation for the Short and Sweet Theatre?
    1. Has the Minister for the Arts or the Minister’s office made any representations to the Short and Sweet Theatre?
    2. If so, what was the nature of these representations?
  2. Will the proposed increases in funding allocations for the Short and Sweet Theatre be from the recurrent Arts NSW budget?



  1. Short + Sweet is a multi-artform organisation. Short + Sweet did not receive any funding in 2010⁄11. An auspiced grant of $25,000 was provided to Short + Sweet Dance in 2010⁄11.
    1. No.
    2. Not applicable.
  3. The Short + Sweet allocation will be included in the Department of Trade & Investment, Regional Infrastructure & Services budget.