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Paroo Shire Council area


Paroo Local Government Area has a small but active arts and cultural scene which includes regular events, festivals and workshops.  The Shire is home to galleries, museums, heritage sites and trails that reflect the pastoral and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history of the area.

Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Paroo Shire plans  |  Paroo Cultural Policy

Festivals and Events

Music in the Mulga

Yowah Opal Festival

Cunnamulla Fella Festival


Arts and Cultural Assets


Cunnamulla Shire Hall


Cunnamulla Fella Centre Art Gallery & Museum

Museums and Heritage

Bowra Sanctuary Birdwatching

Cunnamulla Bush lands


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Paroo 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: