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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

GOMA's Marvel Blockbuster: Coming Soon

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines was behind-the-scenes at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) today previewing some of the costumes and props to feature in the upcoming exhibition ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe from 27 May to 3 September.

29 Mar 2017
Photo (l-r) Doug Palmer, Lynn Thorpe and Ash Kerley. Photo courtesy of QMusic

Queensland celebrates the state’s top contemporary musicians

In a celebration of Queensland’s diverse and talented contemporary music industry, the 2017 Queensland Music Awards held tonight (27 March) recognised local emerging talent and honoured the state’s trail blazers.

27 Mar 2017

Kong: Skull Island audiences go ape over Queensland locations

The mega-hit Kong: Skull Island, which opened in Australia on 9 March, is showcasing Queensland’s stunning locations to an international audience.


22 Mar 2017

World Science Festival brings best and brightest to Brisbane

The second World Science Festival Brisbane (22-26 March) has opened bringing some of the world’s leading scientists to the river city.

22 Mar 2017

Individuals Fund now open: supporting the excellence and diversity of Queensland’s arts workers

Individual artists and cultural workers across Queensland are invited to apply for funding to help propel their careers to the next level of professionalism.

26 Jan 2017