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2018 Queensland Literary Award winners show off local talent

The Palaszczuk Government has congratulated this year’s line-up of talented writers at the Queensland Literary Awards, including the winners of the prestigious Queensland Premier’s Awards.

24 Oct 2018

Creativity takes centre stage in plan for Queensland’s future

The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Queenslanders and the arts sector to help inform the future for the state’s arts, cultural and creative sector, following the release of a discussion paper today.

23 Oct 2018

Queensland still sold short with federal arts funding framework changes

Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has called on the federal government to play a larger role in arts funding for Queensland.

15 Oct 2018

New theatre a fitting tribute to Queensland stage icons

The newly-refurbished Bille Brown Theatre has come to life tonight, with an official opening at Queensland Theatre.

11 Oct 2018

Red carpet rolled out for Brisbane International Film Festival

Australian premieres, celebrated directors, local legends and Queensland stories will dazzle audiences over the coming 10 days, following the official launch of the Brisbane International Film Festival tonight.

11 Oct 2018

Queensland hosts celebration of Australia’s women in music

The spotlight will be on the many talented women in Australia’s music industry when the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) are held in Brisbane tonight.

10 Oct 2018

$8.7m invested in three years of QLD Arts Showcase Program

A Palaszczuk Government arts program has successfully reached another milestone, with $8.7 million invested in 270 Queensland cultural projects over three years.

4 Oct 2018

Altogether fabulous Brisbane Festival comes to a spectacular end

More than three weeks of arts and cultural celebration – featuring 160 sell-out performances and eight world premieres – has concluded with a superhero-themed Sunsuper Riverfire finale bursting across Brisbane’s skyline.

29 Sep 2018

Pipeline of new Indigenous works to showcase in Queensland

New contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance works will be developed and showcased to audiences of almost 40,000 with investment from the Queensland Government, through Arts Queensland. Funding assistance of $430,000 will support the creation of four exciting new productions through the first round of Backing Indigenous Arts – Performing Arts’ (BIA-PA) New Commissions.

28 Sep 2018

Toowoomba’s alive with school holidays arts and learning experiences

When it comes to fun and engaging STEM and early literacy activities this school holidays, Toowoomba children and families are spoiled for choice.

24 Sep 2018