Media Releases

GOMA set to glow with James Turrell light installation

February 22, 2018

A beautiful light installation from international artist James Turrell is coming to Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art and will completely transform the building after dark.

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$600,000 of funding to preserve Queensland’s maritime history

February 21, 2018

Queensland is home to the third largest Maritime Museum in Australia and has a collection of more than 60,000 maritime and nautical objects, including several ships.

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New arts infrastructure fund to assist organisations with upgrades

February 16, 2018

The Palaszczuk Government today (29 January) announced a new Arts Infrastructure Fund to help small-to-medium-sized organisations throughout the state improve their facilities.

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Science grant for remote school to observe distant stars

February 08, 2018

Traditional Indigenous knowledge of astronomy and modern science will combine with funding for a portable planetarium at the small Bloomfield River State School in Far North Queensland.

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Queensland artists to be parachuted into environmental science labs

January 30, 2018

Queensland artists will get the chance to collaborate with some of the state’s leading environmental scientists as part of the Department of Environment and Science’s 2018 Artist in Residence Science (AIRS) Program.

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More support for Queensland teachers

November 19, 2017

Queensland schools will attract more of the best and brightest to the profession through a five-point plan under a re-elected Palaszczuk Government.

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