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Holiday hit inspired by Brisbane boy heads overseas

A new production at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts based on the life of a Brisbane boy and his experiences living with Asperger Syndrome garnered local, national and international attention earlier this month.


22 Apr 2016
Blue King Brown at Yarrabah Band Festival

Banding together in Yarrabah

Witness the power of music to bring people together in this short film from the Queensland Music Festival showcasing the third Yarrabah Band Festival.



19 Apr 2016

APT8 a hit for Queensland Art Gallery

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) came to a close on Sunday, with more than 600 000 people experiencing the critically-acclaimed exhibition since it opened in November 2015

12 Apr 2016

Bonjour to Ballet Preljocaj!

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) International Series 2016 presents an Australian exclusive season from France’s Ballet Preljocaj performing only in Brisbane at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 2 to 11 September 2016.

11 Apr 2016
Professor Brian Greene and his namesake spider

Brisbane’s Supercharged, Super-successful Celebration of Science

Over 120,000 people converged on Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct in March to share in the wonder of science during the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane presented by the Queensland Museum.

24 Mar 2016

Luke Daniel Peacock enjoys a double win at the Queensland Music Awards

Luke Daniel Peacock was named the 2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship recipient at last night's Queensland Music Awards, and also took out the Indigenous category for his song Fruits Of Our Labour, making it a double win for the Brisbane singer-songwriter.

21 Mar 2016
Cast of the Family Law tv series

There are rules and then there are the Laws

Australians across the nation will today celebrate Harmony Day, a day to recognise and embrace our cultural diversity as well as share what we have in common.

We reached out to Queensland author, Benjamin Law, to talk about the success of his TV-series, The Family Law.

21 Mar 2016
visitor receiving award

APT8 hits half a million visitors

Over half a million people have now visited ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), with the Gallery today welcoming its 500 000th visitor.

18 Mar 2016

World Science Festival Brisbane opens

Brisbane welcomes one of the planet’s most innovative celebrations of science with today’s opening of the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane.
9 Mar 2016

Arts Business Innovation Fund open

The Fund is open to Queensland not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations with DGR Item 1 status to undertake innovative projects that strengthen income generating and entrepreneurial capacity.

7 Mar 2016