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Sydney Opera House Arts Assist

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Ticket Subsidy Program

Sydney Opera House is committed to providing the very best national and international performing arts experiences to NSW students as part of their educational studies.

The Sydney Opera House Arts Assist program provides the full cost of the Creative Learning performance ticket and $5 per student toward travel costs. 

 School applications will be assessed according to socioeconomic disadvantage, schools will special needs, regional locations and individual responses regarding the School Profile and School Community.

Subsidy Criteria

  • Socioeconomic status of a School is assessed by their level of FOEI Funding (Family Occupation & Education Index) or a Catholic/Independent level equivalent
  • Schools can receive the Ticket & Travel subsidy no more than twice within a Creative Learning annual season

To apply, a School must complete and submit an application form with their booking.

 Subsidy Conditions 

  • Travel Subsidy is paid once an invoice/receipt is received for associated costs within 2 weeks of the performance 
  • Teachers will be invited to engage in a phone conference with the Creative Learning team after the performance to discuss feedback 


The Opera House thanks and acknowledges, as a major supporter of Arts Assist, The Greatorex Foundation.   We also thank our other Arts Assist donors, Sydney Opera House Ladies' Committee, and a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. 

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