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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

Small Museums Conference

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

RADF-Funding (1)

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

The arts 1

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...]

Hit Musical Comes to Maranoa

Menopause the Musical

Councillor Puddy Chandler, Portfolio Chair for Arts is encouraging Maranoa to turn out for performances of the hit show, "Menopause, the Musical - Women on Fire” which is coming to Roma Cultural Centre on October 28th. Councillor Chandler says the show is a much-anticipated sequel the biggest … [Read more...]

Now, Is this the Ultimate Rock Opera?

A Night With Opera Queensland (002)

An Opera being performed in a Quarry…now that is a new definition for rock and roll really. And Councillor Puddy Chandler, Portfolio Chair for Tourism & Arts says it’ll be a night to remember, 1 September, when Council presents ‘A Night with Opera Queensland’ from the base of the Boral Amby … [Read more...]

Festival of Small Halls Lights Up

Festival of Small Halls

Maranoa Regional Council is calling for submissions from a local community to host the Festival of Small Halls in their local hall on Saturday, 2 December. This festival is a series of tours that take the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists and send them on the road to tiny halls in … [Read more...]