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State Budget delivers $173 million in funding for the arts

The Palaszczuk Government will build a vibrant and sustainable arts industry for future generations with the introduction of a range of new initiatives and funding over the next four years.

14 Jul 2015
Best of Brass

Funding to support Queensland’s creative communities

Queensland has received a boost to its vibrant arts and cultural offering with more than $193,000 allocated to support eight new projects across the state.

8 Jul 2015

Curtains up on Les Misérables in Brisbane

Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Les Misérables is coming to Brisbane in November for a season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

18 May 2015

New chapter for Queensland Literary Awards

Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced the Queensland Government would once again support the state’s literary awards, taking the prize pool up to $300,000.

13 May 2015

Brisbane secures exclusive World Science Festival deal

Brisbane will become the second city in the world to host the World Science Festival when it heads down under in March 2016 in an exclusive six-year agreement.


1 May 2015

Premier applauds 30 years of QPAC

Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has joined celebrations to mark the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s 30th anniversary.

19 Apr 2015

David Lynch exhibition opens at GOMA

The largest retrospective of works by acclaimed American artist and filmmaker David Lynch opens at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) this weekend.

13 Mar 2015