Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs

Brisbane City Council has a variety of programs which acknowledge and value the unique contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to the city. These programs aim to support First Nations People and work with their communities.

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Aspirations strategy

The Indigenous Aspirations Strategy aims to meet the aspirations, hopes and visions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Brisbane.

Indigenous art program

An annual, city-wide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art program celebrated through visual art showcase and discussion. Featuring emerging to established artists.

Indigenous bus designs

As part of NAIDOC Week and Black History Month, Council featured the works of two Brisbane-based Indigenous artists on four buses throughout the city. 

Black Diamonds Program

The Black Diamonds Program provides free or low-cost activities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Brisbane, with a focus on young people. 

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Featured events

Wed 20 Nov 2019, 12:00pm
Free
Kaylah Coghill is an Aboriginal and Scottish artist from Inala. Kaylah’s multicultural influence continues to shape and inspire her as a woman, mother, sister...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Sat 23 Nov 2019, 10:30am
Free
Learn more about Indigenous Australian culture through music, songs and a traditional instrument demonstration. Celebrate the official opening of the new...

Bracken Ridge Library, 77 Bracken Street, Bracken Ridge

Wed 27 Nov 2019, 12:00pm
Free
Roger Knox’s iconic voice carries across the ages. No stranger to this land, he recalls times gone by and the joys of life with his country and blues melodies....

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Sat 30 Nov 2019, 12:30pm
Develop your portraiture painting skills with emerging Indigenous Australian illustrator and artist Tori-Jay Mordey. Bring photographs of yourself, or your...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Tue 17 Dec 2019, 10:30am
Free
Indigenous musician and author, Lucas Proudfoot presents a dynamic musical storytelling experience through song, dance and expert instrument demonstration. The...

Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Level 4, 322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly

Sat 11 Jan 2020, 11:00am
Free
Indigenous musician and author, Lucas Proudfoot presents a dynamic musical storytelling experience through song, dance and expert instrument demonstration. The...

Sunnybank Hills Library, Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown, 661 Compton Road, Sunnybank Hills

Last updated:23 August 2019