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Carpentaria Shire Council area


Carpentaria Local Government Area has a small and active arts and cultural scene with support for local events, heritage activities and workshops building local skills through local community organisations.

Arts and culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Carpentaria Shire Council Corporate Plan 2012-2017 |  Carpentaria Community Plan

Festivals and events

Normanton Show, Campdraft and Rodeo

Normanton Sprint Races

Arts and cultural assets


Normanton Shire Hall

Karumba Civic Centre


Bynoe Arts Centre (Formerly Three Tribes Arts Centre)

Museums and Heritage

Gulflander - Normanton

Burns Philp Building (heritage listed)

Westpac Bank (heritage listed) - Normanton

Karumba Library and Visitor Information Centre

Normanton Library and Visitor Information Centre


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Carpentaria 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: