Gather at The River

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St George residents wanting to gather at the river, the beautiful, the beautiful river, need go no farther than the local hospital to enjoy the experience. A group of local artists has recreated the Indigenous history of the Balonne River in a series of 15 colourful murals along a corridor … [Read more...]

Three-Day Art Immersion on The Maranoa River

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‘Ngulalma Ngalinda’ means ‘Because of her, we can’ and it’s an exciting three day art immersion camp which will see a number of local and visiting artists descend on Mitchell in July. The artists will camp at 22-Mile on the banks of the picturesque Maranoa River, which is a spiritual place for … [Read more...]

Grab Your Paint Brush

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Through the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), Maranoa Regional Council endorsed over $25,000 worth of funding at a Council Meeting this month to help boost arts and culture in the region. Six local community groups will receive funds, enabling future art projects and workshops to take place … [Read more...]

Entries Open-2018 Queensland Literary Awards

2018 Queensland Literary Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards. They carry a $25,000 Queensland Premier’s Award for a Published Work of State Significance which aims to recognise writing with a Queensland focus and celebrate important Queensland authors, stories and history. There’s three … [Read more...]

Small Museum Conference Comes to Maranoa

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Maranoa Regional Council will host the annual Small Museums Conference this year in Roma. The Conference will see representatives from smaller museums and local historical societies from across the State gather in Roma for a 3-day Conference from Friday, 26 October – Sunday, 28 October … [Read more...]

Regional Arts Development Fund Cash up for Grabs

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The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round 1 for 2017-18 applications are now open and Maranoa Regional Council is encouraging local community groups and artists involved in dance, drama, theatre, public art, visual media, music, collections and designs to apply today. Applications close … [Read more...]

New Arts Infrastructure Fund

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There’s a new Arts Infrastructure Fund rolled out today aimed to help small-to-medium-sized organisations throughout the state improve their facilities. Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch says the $250,000 fund will improve arts facilities and encourage greater access to arts and cultural experiences … [Read more...]