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Queensland secures Aquaman and more than 600 jobs

The Queensland Government has secured Warner Bros. Pictures’ much-anticipated feature Aquaman to commence shooting at the Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast in the first half next year with more than direct 600 jobs to be created.


19 Dec 2016

Inclusive theatre shares the joy

An inspiring production of Orpheus and Eurydice from Brisbane’s premiere inclusive theatre troupe, Blue Roo Theatre Company, and Opera Queensland played to sold out audiences earlier this month.

13 Dec 2016

Innovation Fund helps Brisbane-based circus to leap for new business

Brisbane-based Vulcana Women’s Circus is taking its business to the next level with an investment from the Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF) for its Operation Enterprise initiative.

12 Dec 2016

Arts education takes flight with AIR

Students and teachers across the state will work with professional artists in 2017 as part of a Queensland Government program to boost children and young people’s engagement with arts and culture.

9 Dec 2016

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe comes to Queensland

Marvel’s super heroes will descend on Queensland next year in a world-first, large-scale exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA).


30 Oct 2016

Brisbane arts companies explore new options for future growth with ABIF

Business innovation in the arts sector is on the rise as two Brisbane–based arts companies explore new revenue streams and broaden their business models with support from the Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF).

11 Oct 2016

$4 million arts funding for regional communities

Regional communities throughout Queensland will be able to access up to $4 million in arts funding thanks to a partnership between the Queensland Government and 59 local councils throughout the state.

15 Sep 2016

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