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.

Gathering

Gathering showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performances in the Queen Street Mall. Unique to Brisbane, it is the only Indigenous performance in Australia that is featured weekly in the heart of a major capital 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. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs in action

Featured events

Fri 4 Feb 2022, 7:30pm

Inspired by iconic objects from the National Museum of Australia, acclaimed guitarists, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, have created an expansive, yet intimate...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm.

Fri 4 Feb 2022, 7:30pm

Inspired by iconic objects from the National Museum of Australia, acclaimed guitarists, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, have created an expansive, yet intimate...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Wed 16 Feb 2022, 12:00pm
Free

Gathering presents AYA J. AYA J’s making waves in the innovative electro-pop genre since they burst onto the scene a little over a year ago. The band is made up...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Fri 25 Mar 2022, 2:00pm
Postponed

***This event has been postponed***. The new date is Friday 25 March 2022. BrisAsia Festival presents BrisAsia Fashion: Forum. BrisAsia fashion forum with Liz...

The Outpost, Fortitude Music Hall, 312-318 Brunswick Street

Fri 25 Mar 2022, 5:00pm

*** This event has been postponed. The new date is Friday 25 March 2022 *** BrisAsia Festival presents BrisAsia Fashion Festival. Fashion Festival Qld is proud...

Fortitude Music Hall, 312-318 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Last updated: 22 December 2021