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. See events.
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.
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.
More to see
Uncle Albert talks books for Indigenous Literacy Day. Uncle Albert Holt is a respected Elder from Inala in the south-west of Brisbane. The passionate advocate...
Storytelling and artifacts with Uncle Joe Skeen. In the early 1960's Joe Skeen Snr. started crafting boomerangs from the roots of black wattle trees which he...
Digi Youth Arts presents a collection of performances across music and spoken word in response to Uncle Richard Bell’s Embassy; a public space for imagining and...
South Pacific Styles (SPS) are a collaboration of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Tongan teenage creatives. Together they bring the contemporary sounds...