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Burke Shire Council area


Burke Shire Council area has a rich history and cultural heritage and the community is committed to showcasing this history and environment through a broad range of unique activities and events.

Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Burke Shire Community Plan

Festivals and Events

Morning Glory Festival

Gregory River Canoe Challenge

World Barramundi Fishing Championships


Arts and Cultural Assets


Burketown Community Hall


Artesian Bore

Colonial Flat


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Burke Shire Council to support a range of local arts and cultural initiatives through the Regional Arts Development Fund in addition to investments through our other funding programs.

View previous funding recipients.

Other Queensland Government investment 

The Queensland Government also provides funding for local arts and cultural activities through the following investment programs: