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Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct will transform into a dynamic hub of colour, activity and excitement as the biennial children’s festival returns to the river city from 21-28 June 2016.

21 Jun 2016

State Budget activates cultural tourism to deliver economic benefits

The Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced an additional $41.8 million investment in Queensland’s arts sector over the next four years to generate regional arts activity and cultural tourism opportunities.
14 Jun 2016

Sharpened business focus drives ambitious future for Yalanji Arts

Nestled in the rainforest just north of Cairns, Yalanji Arts art centre is forging a stronger future for its artists by building on its artistic traditions to develop high-end giftware that targets the Far North’s tourist market.

14 Jun 2016
Sally Gabori at Mornington Island Art Centre

An enduring influence: the legacy of Sally Gabori

The legacy of Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori is evident in every aspect of artists’ lives on Mornington Island.

6 Jun 2016

Mega Sound Stage new home for ‘God of Thunder’ down under

Queensland is now home to the largest sound stage in the southern hemisphere, with the new Village Roadshow super stage unveiled today at Oxenford on the Gold Coast.

27 May 2016

Queensland Museum draws record crowds

Queensland Museum has delighted record crowds with popular exhibitions and programs.

16 May 2016

National Arts and Disability Strategy Evaluation 2013-2015

Artists, arts workers and organisations working in the arts and disability sector are invited to have their say on the outcomes of the National Arts and Disability Strategy 2013-2015.

16 May 2016

Queensland Government provides certainty for regional arts delivery

The show will go on for Queensland artists and thousands of children in the wake of Artslink Queensland’s recent decision to enter into voluntary administration thanks to action from the Queensland Government.

11 May 2016

Make the most of volunteering

In recognition of National Volunteer Week (9-10 May 2016), we've compiled a list of resources to assist Queensland's arts industry to make the most of volunteering opportunities. 

9 May 2016

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair launches 2016 program & event app

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has launched this year’s program, along with the CIAF 2016 event app, presented by Artistic Director Janina Harding.


6 May 2016