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Luke Daniel Peacock enjoys a double win at the Queensland Music Awards

Luke Daniel Peacock was named the 2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship recipient at last night's Queensland Music Awards, and also took out the Indigenous category for his song Fruits Of Our Labour, making it a double win for the Brisbane singer-songwriter.

21 Mar 2016
Cast of the Family Law tv series

There are rules and then there are the Laws

Australians across the nation will today celebrate Harmony Day, a day to recognise and embrace our cultural diversity as well as share what we have in common.

We reached out to Queensland author, Benjamin Law, to talk about the success of his TV-series, The Family Law.

21 Mar 2016
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APT8 hits half a million visitors

Over half a million people have now visited ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), with the Gallery today welcoming its 500 000th visitor.

18 Mar 2016

World Science Festival Brisbane opens

Brisbane welcomes one of the planet’s most innovative celebrations of science with today’s opening of the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane.
9 Mar 2016

Arts Business Innovation Fund open

The Fund is open to Queensland not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations with DGR Item 1 status to undertake innovative projects that strengthen income generating and entrepreneurial capacity.

7 Mar 2016
2016 Australia Council Awards Queensland recipients (clockwise from L-R) Nathan Stoneham, David Malouf AO, Yaron Lifschitz and Richard Bell. Image courtesy of the artists.

Queenslanders honoured with Australia Council Awards

Nathan Stoneham, David Malouf AO, Yaron Lifschitz, and Richard Bell,  have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to the arts.

2 Mar 2016
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Individuals Fund open

The Fund is open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists and cultural workers (emerging and established) to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities. 

1 Mar 2016
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Brisbane theatre’s finest honoured at Matilda Awards

Logie Award-winning actress and director Carol Burns has been posthumously awarded a Gold Matilda, Brisbane theatre's highest honour. 

29 Feb 2016

An insider's guide to the World Science Festival

For the first time in the history of the event, the World Science Festival leaves its birthplace of New York to bring science out of the laboratory and into the streets, museums, galleries and performing arts venues of Brisbane.

25 Feb 2016
TRANCE PIANO by Luke Jaaniste. Photograph by Morgan Roberts

Luke Jaaniste enters a trance at APAM

Luke Jaaniste hits all the right notes as he prepares to immerse audiences in his new sonic adventure TRANCE PIANO, on show at the 2016 Australian Performing Arts Market in Brisbane.

23 Feb 2016