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.

Black History Month events

We are celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage this July. Discover the variety of activities and events happening across 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 27 Oct 2021, 12:00pm
Free

For October, the subject is Indigenous authors and the suggested title is The Yield by Tara June Winch. New members welcome.

Hamilton Library, 36 Racecourse Road, Ascot

Tue 2 Nov 2021, 6:00pm
Free

Henry Lawson captured the heart and soul of Australia and its people with greater clarity and truth than any writer before him. Born on the goldfields in 1867...

Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane City

Thu 11 Nov 2021, 6:00pm

Henry Lawson captured the heart and soul of Australia and its people with greater clarity and truth than any writer before him. Born on the goldfields in 1867...

Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road (near Millennium Boulevard), Carindale

Sat 20 Nov 2021, 1:30pm
Free

Learn about First Nations culture through a flavoursome tasting experience with Kieron from Yalabin dining. Combining indigenous culture with native flavours...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

Last updated: 17 June 2021