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Blockbuster Super Stage Potential Legacy for Queensland Screen Industry

The Queensland Government has reached an in-principle agreement to build a 4000sq metre super stage at Village Roadshow’s Oxenford Studios in a partnership that will simultaneously deliver the latest venue for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and provide a major drawcard for international blockbuster films

27 Aug 2015

New television series joins Queensland screen success

Premier and Arts Minister Palaszczuk has announced that a new television mini-series starring Rebecca Gibney is the latest production to film in Queensland. 


5 Aug 2015

Buried secret unlocks Chinese film opportunity for Queensland

Dangerous spiders buried for 2000 years will come to life in The Nest 3D, the latest international co-production to shoot in Queensland.

5 Aug 2015

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 2015 opens

Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed funding for Far North Queensland visual arts, dance, music and fashion, while attending the opening of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) last night.

31 Jul 2015

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