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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

Scott Sneddon - artistic collaboration in Malaysia

Brisbane-based performance artist Scott Sneddon collaborated with artists and presenters in Kuala Lumpur to create new work. 

30 May 2018

New Theatre to deliver more performing arts for Queenslanders.

The Palaszczuk Government will deliver a new $150 million state of the art theatre for Brisbane as part of next month’s State Budget.

27 May 2018

Premier welcomes launch schedule for Stan’s Queensland feature 'The Second'

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed news that The Second, a Screen Queensland and Stan Original Feature Film, will premiere in cinemas nationwide on July 5 followed by its release on Stan on July 20.

24 May 2018

Queensland celebrates International Museum Day

Science enthusiasts helped Queensland smash a new attendance record this year, with figures showing more than 200,000 people attended this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane.

18 May 2018
Greta Stanley and Lauren Thorpe, Qld Music Awards 2018 - courtesy of Photography 77

Queensland’s finest hit the high notes at Music Awards

Queensland’s musical talent was in the spotlight tonight (14 May) with the state’s top songwriters and musicians honoured at the 2018 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs).

14 May 2018

Cairns printmakers ink new funding for festival

The diverse world of printmaking will be in the spotlight in Cairns this year after a biennial festival received Queensland Government funding.

10 May 2018