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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.

28 Jul 2023

2023 construction highlights

Find out more about the construction highlights from 2023.

9 Jan 2024

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

First Nations Artwork - EOI

New theatre to showcase signature First Nations art

3 Jun 2022

Lendlease Construction Update: December 2021

2021 has been a huge year of progress for the New Performing Arts Venue (NPAV) project. In December 2020, Lendlease completed the enabling and earth works components, and now a year later the new theatre is starting to take shape following two large concrete pours to form the first concrete slabs of the new theatre auditorium. 

17 Dec 2021

Lendlease Construction Update:Upcoming out of hours work

Lendlease is continuing construction of the New Performing Arts Venue project with works progressing up to Level 2 of the new theatre.  

1 Oct 2021