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Magical new series begins filming in Queensland

Premier and Minister for the Arts, Annastacia Palaszczuk welcomed the cast and crew of brand new children’s series The Bureau of Magical Things as it begins filming today on the Gold Coast.

17 Jul 2017

Eighth Cairns Indigenous Art Fair opens with new Premier’s Award

One of Australia’s most highly anticipated annual Indigenous arts and cultural experiences, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, opened tonight with a vibrant display of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and performance in front of more than 1200 guests at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal.

13 Jul 2017

The Royal Ballet in Cairns following acclaimed Brisbane season

Following standing ovations and rave reviews in Brisbane, The Royal Ballet will tonight (Wednesday 12 July) give a special one-night-only Gala Performance at Munro Martin Parklands in Cairns as part of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) International Series.

12 Jul 2017

New Regional Arts Initiatives For Queensland

The 2017/18 Queensland Budget included an investment in the arts of an additional $43.1 million to support sector growth and the delivery of significant regional and economic benefits.

6 Jul 2017

Individuals Fund open – supporting Queensland's arts workers to reach their potential

Individual artists and cultural workers across Queensland are invited to apply for funding to take their careers to the next level when the Individuals Fund opens for applications from 26 June and closes 4 August 2017.

26 Jun 2017

State Budget Invests in Regional Arts and Infrastructure Jobs

Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk says today’s State Budget invests an additional $43.1 million in Queensland’s arts sector over the next four years to support the growth of regional and Indigenous arts, arts infrastructure, cultural tourism, and additional new jobs across the state.

13 Jun 2017

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week

It is National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 June, which builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

1 Jun 2017

Queensland Music Festival 2017 to unite the state in song

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the Queensland Music Festival (QMF).

The Premier said the QMF 2017 would bring over 100 performances to cities, towns and remote regions throughout Queensland over three weeks.

31 May 2017

James Turrell Light Commission to Transform GOMA

A major architectural light installation by internationally renowned light artist James Turrell (United States, b.1943) is set to transform the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in its 10th anniversary year.

12 May 2017

Queensland Literary Awards open for entries to celebrate home grown writing talent

Authors are now invited to enter the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards (QLA) and Queensland Writers Fellowships.

4 Apr 2017