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Preparatory works start

Progress on Queensland’s new $150 million theatre will become visible this week with Managing Contractor, Lendlease establishing a presence at the Playhouse Green project site.

28 Feb 2020

Arts and culture thriving in First Nations' communities

2019 was a landmark year for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture in regional and remote areas of Queensland.

4 Feb 2020

NPAV - Project update

As a State Government project on a heritage-listed site, the new theatre project requires approval by the Minister for Environment and Science, following a recommendation from the Queensland Heritage Council.

22 Jan 2020

New name, new artworks and new vision for Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns

The $5.9 million refurbishment for the Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns (CoCA) will see the cultural facility re-open with a new name and new vision.

15 Jan 2020
Image courtesy of Woodford Folk Festival

Vital funding for popular Woodford Festival to continue

Telling stories through puppetry will be a feature at the next two Woodford Folk Festivals, thanks to $100,000 in funding from the Queensland Government through the Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP).

2 Dec 2019
Woodford Grounds, December 2018, courtesy of Woodford Folk Festival

Woodford land proposed for reclassification

The Queensland Government is ensuring the popular Woodford Folk Festival can continue at its existing location, with a motion agreed to in Parliament.

27 Nov 2019

Reconciliation Action Plan launched at Queensland Museum

The critical place of First Nations peoples in Queensland’s history and the stories that contribute to the state’s identity has been showcased today at the launch of Queensland Museum Network’s first Reconciliation Action Plan.

20 Nov 2019

New model for next year’s World Science Festival Brisbane

Next year’s World Science Festival Brisbane is set to be bigger than ever, with an extended program that allow regional communities across Queensland to experience the wonders of science.

24 Oct 2019

World Ballet Day celebrations are en pointe

Ballet lovers around the world will be celebrating all aspects of this artful expression and shining a light on the beauty of dance today (23 October) for World Ballet Day.

23 Oct 2019

Queensland Government announces $5.8 million to protect Brisbane’s earliest home

The Queensland Government will invest $5.8 million to help protect Brisbane’s oldest surviving European home, Newstead House.

12 Oct 2019