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Live Music Support, Creative Business Champions and Touring

The Live Music Support program offers contestable grant funding to Queensland-based indoor live music venues to offset revenue losses and stabilise business operations.

12 Apr 2021

Memories of historic Brisbane art gallery recognised in UNESCO world register

The State Library of Queensland (SLQ) has become home to yet another UNESCO Australian Memory of the World item as the Johnstone Gallery Archive (1948–72) and Arthur Davenport Photographs (1955–92) are now recognised in the UNESCO register.

26 Feb 2021

Creative Together 2020-2030: A 10-Year Roadmap for arts, culture and creativity in Queensland 

A new 10-year roadmap for the arts, cultural and creative  in Queensland is set to help revitalise creative industries and power the state’s economy in the wake of COVID-19 and beyond.

1 Oct 2020

Venues re-open under COVID-19 restrictions

The Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Venue Pilot Program, delivered by Arts Queensland supported COVID-safe re-openings and programming in six statewide venues.

18 Sep 2020

Funding announced for Play Local and the first Creative to Go projects

Play Local and Creative to Go will see home-grown performers set to hit stages across the state with over $965,000 in funding as part of the first outcomes from the $22.5 million Arts and Cultural Recovery package.

21 Aug 2020

New stART grant program for Queensland independent artists and artsworkers

A new $500,000 StART grant program aimed at providing support for Queensland’s independent creative practitioners including artists, producers, designers, technicians and other arts workers will soon open.

26 May 2020

Creativity takes centre stage in plan for Queensland’s future

The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Queenslanders and the arts sector to help inform the future for the state’s arts, cultural and creative sector, following the release of a discussion paper today.

23 Oct 2018