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Imagination and creativity take centre stage at Out of the Box

Queensland children will be able to dive into amazing arts activities at QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival, which has kick-started today.

26 Jun 2018

State budget creates solid platform for arts and culture

The Palaszczuk Government is investing in the long-term future of the arts sector, with $183.3 million in new funding being allocated to build and maintain vital arts infrastructure and deliver initiatives in Queensland.

12 Jun 2018

First 5 Forever funding sees early literacy flourish

Promoting the joys of reading to young Queenslanders remains a priority for the Palaszczuk Government, with the state announcing an annual commitment of $5 million to continue popular learning initiative First 5 Forever.

12 Jun 2018

Centre of Contemporary Arts revamp to showcase FNQ arts

Work on a reimagined Centre of Contemporary Arts for Cairns is progressing and the Palaszczuk Government is pleased to announce that local Cairns firm TPG Architects has been appointed to carry out the design work.

8 Jun 2018

Palaszczuk Government funds new cultural hub for Rockhampton

The Palaszczuk Government today announced a commitment of $8 million over two years to support a new art gallery in Rockhampton.

6 Jun 2018

Queensland Ballet to receive $14 million towards centre of excellence vision

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $14 million towards Queensland Ballet’s $35 million vision to transform the Thomas Dixon Centre into a centre of artistic excellence.

2 Jun 2018

Bold new works in development at Judith Wright Centre

Six innovative theatre, dance, cabaret and circus works will come to life at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Brisbane, thanks to a new strand of funding through the Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP).

1 Jun 2018

Queensland to experience flagship ballet company in free simulcast

Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch today announced eight Queensland cities and towns will experience Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company’s exclusive performance of Don Quixote via a free simulcast, as part of the 2018 QPAC International Series program.

1 Jun 2018

Palaszczuk Government congratulates 2018 National Trust Heritage Award winners

The restoration of the Qantas Hangar at Longreach and a Queensland Rail program than manages more than 600 heritage assets have been honoured with Gold Awards in this year’s National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Heritage Awards.

1 Jun 2018

Queensland arts on show during National Reconciliation Week

Stories about First Nation’s cultures and histories will be showcased across Queensland this week through arts events, talks, activities and exhibitions as we mark National Reconciliation Week.

30 May 2018