The Queensland Government arts portfolio encompasses Arts Queensland, four arts statutory bodies and four government-owned companies.
The arts statutory bodies are established and operate in accordance with their own enabling legislation. Each body is governed by a board and receives administered funding from the Queensland Government.
Queensland Art Gallery Board of Trustees – responsible for the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
Board of the Queensland Museum – responsible for the Queensland Museum Network
Queensland Performing Arts Trust – responsible for the Queensland Performing Arts Centre
The arts companies are established under and operate in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). The State of Queensland, represented by the Premier and Minister for the Arts, is the sole shareholder of the companies (except Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd, which is jointly owned by Brisbane City Council).
Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd – incorporating Brisbane Festival