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Premier’s awards celebrate Queensland literary talent

Queensland’s rich talent pool of writers was recognised tonight and the shortlist for two 2016 Queensland Literary Awards announced at the opening of the Brisbane Writers Festival. 


9 Sep 2016

Girringun artist in major national art award

Alison Murray at the Shepparton Art Museum with the Bagu installation of her work in the 2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Awards.  Photo Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre

7 Sep 2016

Organisations Fund 2017-2020Four year funding a first for Queensland’s arts sector

Queensland Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk announced increased core funding for more small to medium arts and cultural organisations through the $30.55 million Organisations Fund 2017–2020.

5 Sep 2016

Ballet Preljocaj touches down in Brisbane for Snow White production

Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones today welcomed Ballet Preljocaj exclusively to Queensland, announcing a three-year agreement to secure some of the world’s finest performing arts companies for the state.

2 Sep 2016

Win an on-set role in Thor: Ragnarok on the Gold Coast

One lucky movie buff will rub shoulders with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with a walk-on role in the blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today.

29 Aug 2016

Queensland designer in international leadership program

Queensland designer Francoise Lane has been named as one of six 2016 recipients for ACCELERATE, the British Council and Australia Council for the Arts’ annual leadership skills development program with support from Arts Queensland's Backing Indigenous Arts program.

16 Aug 2016
Ghost net artwork from Erub Arts

Island way makes for unique success

Darnley Island's artists collaborative approach to art marking has opened up a world of artistic and commercial opportunities and experiences far beyond the Torres Strait.

8 Aug 2016

Animation draws international film practitioners to Brisbane

Brisbane will host the Asian Animation Summit from 22-24 November as part of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) and the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF).

3 Aug 2016

Collusion creates new arts experiences

Collusion creates new arts experiences with funding from Arts Queensland.

18 Jul 2016

Indigenous artists showcase art and culture at home and overseas

Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists are garnering national and international acclaim with a series of successes in 2016.

15 Jul 2016