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Gladstone Regional Council area


The Gladstone Local Government Area has an active arts and cultural scene. It is well served by a range of arts and cultural facilities and events which are supported by Council.

Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Gladstone Regional Council Community Plan |  Gladstone Regional Council Corporate Plan 

Festivals and Events


Gladstone Country Music Festival

Agnes Blues Roots and Rock Festival

Beach Arts Music (BAM)

Mt Larcom Show

Elders Country Music Campout

Gladstone Harbour Festival

Capricorn Film Festival


Gladstone Multicultural Week & Festival

Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards


Arts and Cultural Assets


Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre

Galleries and Museums

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum

Creative Gladstone Region Inc.

Gladstone Maritime Museum – Gladstone

Calliope River Historical Village

Boyne Valley Historical Society

Discovery Coast Historical Society Museum

Mt Larcom Art Gallery and Museum


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Gladstone 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: