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Blackall-Tambo Regional Council area


Blackall-Tambo has an active arts and cultural community with support for local events, workshops and festivals and a public art trail.  Arts and cultural activities are nutured in both Blackall and Tambo by local artists, arts and cultural organisations and the wider community.


Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Blackall Tambo Regional Cultural Plan Build Local - Use Existing Multi Arts Craft and Culture 2014-2019


Festivals and Events

Blackall Heartland Festival

Shockwave Festival and Program

Blackall Annual Show

Tambo Annual Agricultural Show


Arts and Cultural Assets


For all council owned venues in Blackall and Tambo visit and search ‘venues’

Living Arts Centre

Blackall Memorial Hall

Tambo Shire Hall


Grassland Art Gallery

Blackall Sculptures

Museums and Heritage

Blackall Woolscour

Jack Howe – Legendary Shearer

Beyond the Black Stump


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Blackall-Tambo Regional 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: