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Whitsunday Regional Council area


Whitsunday Local Government Area has a small arts and cultural scene with most arts activity focused around the Airlie Beach area.

Arts and Culture

The Council is developing and implementing an arts and cultural policy within its Community Plan.

Whitsunday Regional Council Community Plan |  Whitsunday Regional Council Corporate Plan  

Festivals and Events


Whitsunday Reef Festival

Whitsunday Writers Festival

Arts and Cultural Assets


Proserpine Entertainment Centre

Whitsunday Arts and Cultural Centre

The Whitsunday Sports Park / PCYC


Art Gallery Whitsundays

Art Whitsunday Inc - Cannonvale

Whitsunday Regional Gallery Co-Op - Proserpine

Museums and Heritage

Proserpine Historical Museum

Bowen Historical Society and Museum - Bowen - 22 Gordon Street Bowen Qld 4805

Eldorado Ironside Building - Proserpine - Chapman Street Proserpine Qld 4800

Summergarden Theatre - Bowen - Cnr Beach Avenue & Murroona Streets Bowen Qld 4805

Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Whitsunday 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: