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Queensland celebrates the state’s top contemporary musicians

In a celebration of Queensland’s diverse and talented contemporary music industry, the 2017 Queensland Music Awards held tonight (27 March) recognised local emerging talent and honoured the state’s trail blazers.

27 Mar 2017

Kong: Skull Island audiences go ape over Queensland locations

The mega-hit Kong: Skull Island, which opened in Australia on 9 March, is showcasing Queensland’s stunning locations to an international audience.


22 Mar 2017

World Science Festival brings best and brightest to Brisbane

The second World Science Festival Brisbane (22-26 March) has opened bringing some of the world’s leading scientists to the river city.

22 Mar 2017

Individuals Fund now open: supporting the excellence and diversity of Queensland’s arts workers

Individual artists and cultural workers across Queensland are invited to apply for funding to help propel their careers to the next level of professionalism.

26 Jan 2017

Queensland on a roll for screen production investment

Domestic screen production in Queensland has hit a high this financial year with nine films, documentaries, and TV series supported by Queensland Government production investment. 

24 Dec 2016

Culture Counts and Red Ridge - Inspiration in isolation

Louise Campbell shares the insights Culture Counts has provided Red Ridge as organisers of the Channel Country Ladies Day 2016 held annually in remote Queensland . . .

20 Dec 2016

Queensland secures Aquaman and more than 600 jobs

The Queensland Government has secured Warner Bros. Pictures’ much-anticipated feature Aquaman to commence shooting at the Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast in the first half next year with more than direct 600 jobs to be created.


19 Dec 2016

Inclusive theatre shares the joy

An inspiring production of Orpheus and Eurydice from Brisbane’s premiere inclusive theatre troupe, Blue Roo Theatre Company, and Opera Queensland played to sold out audiences earlier this month.

13 Dec 2016

Innovation Fund helps Brisbane-based circus to leap for new business

Brisbane-based Vulcana Women’s Circus is taking its business to the next level with an investment from the Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF) for its Operation Enterprise initiative.

12 Dec 2016

Culture Counts - Creative Regions

Shelley Pisani reflects on the valuable new insights Creative Regions has gained from using Culture Counts . . .

12 Dec 2016