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 2 Sep 2020, 12:00pm
Free

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...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Wed 16 Sep 2020, 12:00pm
Free

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...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Sat 19 Sep 2020, 4:00pm
Free

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...

Bunyapa Park, West End

Wed 23 Sep 2020, 12:00pm
Free

South Pacific Styles (SPS) are a collaboration of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Tongan teenage creatives. Together they bring the contemporary sounds...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Last updated:23 August 2019