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 Community Partnership Assistance Scheme

This scheme supports and partners with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations to deliver events/projects as identified by their community.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs in action

Featured events

Fri 12 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Sat 13 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Sun 14 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Mon 15 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Tue 16 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12:00pm
Free

Gathering presents Mayella Dewis Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Mayella Dewis, considers her music a tool to motivate aspiring musicians of all cultures...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Wed 17 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Thu 18 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Fri 19 Aug 2022, 5:30pm
Free

From 8 August–5 September 2022 Brisbane City Council will be showcasing artworks at Howard Smith Wharves by Tony Albert, Sebastian Moody and Beth Mitchell. The...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Last updated: 30 May 2022

Brisbane City Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and their unique relationship with their ancestral country. We pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of Brisbane, and recognise their strength and wisdom.