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Southern Downs Regional Council area


The Southern Downs Local Government Area has an active arts and cultural scene which is well supported by the Council.

Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Southern Downs Arts and Cultural Policy  |  Southern Downs Community PlanSouthern Downs Cultural Heritage Study


Festivals and Events

Stanthorpe Art Festival

Apple and Grape Harvest Festival

Jumpers & Jazz in July Festival

Warwick Rose and Rodeo Festival

Killarney Bonfire Night

Allora Heritage Weekend


Arts and Cultural Assets


Stanthorpe Civic Centre

Warwick Town Hall

Allora Community Hall


Warwick Art Gallery

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery

Willow Gallery

Museums and Heritage

Pringle Cottage Museum

Southern Downs Steam Railway

Stanthorpe Heritage Museum 

Glengallan Homestead and Heritage Centre

Killarney & District Historical Society


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Southern Downs 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: