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2023 construction highlights

Find out more about the construction highlights from 2023.

26 Jul 2023

Signature public art commission inspired by First Nations connection to Country

Internationally recognised Torres Strait Islander artist Brian Robinson has been named as the selected artist to develop his concept design for a distinctive piece of public art for the new theatre now under construction at the Queensland Cultural Centre.

26 Jul 2023

Completion of auditorium roof

The construction of the new theatre reached a milestone in May with the completion of the roof over the theatre’s auditorium.

8 Jun 2023

LendLease project update May 2023

The latest progress includes the construction of an internal “birdcage” scaffold, weighing 200 tonnes, to support fitout works within the theatre’s auditorium. 

1 Jun 2023

LendLease project update March 2023

Construction of the new performing arts venue has ramped up in 2023 as the structural elements of the new theatre become visible and distinctive features of the theatre start to take shape.

29 Mar 2023

LendLease project update December 2022

2022 has seen significant progress on the new performing arts venue with major milestones achieved. Progression of the structural elements of the building have allowed internal activities to commence, with work ramping up within the construction site.

19 Dec 2022

Finalists for major First Nations public artwork at new theatre

First Nations artists Megan Cope and Brian Robinson have been shortlisted for a major First Nations public art commission, which will be showcased as part of the new theatre at the Queensland Cultural Centre.

19 Dec 2022

Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts showcases new works in 2019

The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts is overseeing the development of seven performance and installation works in 2019 with support from QASP Arts Ignite.


26 Jul 2019

New gallery and projections showcase Queensland art at refurbished Judith Wright Centre

A new gallery space and outdoor projections are showcasing the work of Queensland artists as part of a new creative space for the arts sector at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (JWCoCA) in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley.

24 Jun 2019

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