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 is featuring the works of two Brisbane-based Indigenous artists on four buses throughout the city. 

Black History Month

Join us in July for a showcase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, heritage and cultures which celebrates First Australians' achievements and contributions.

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Featured events - Black History Month

Fri 19 Jul 2019, 9:00am
Free
Come and see a collection of artwork showcasing the talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. This event is part of Black History Month . See...

Inala Elders, 79-91 Poinsettia Street, Inala

Fri 19 Jul 2019, 10:00am
Free
Join the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (aka The Murri School) for their NAIDOC Week celebrations. Entertainment includes dance...

Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (aka The Murri School), 1277 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge

Sat 20 Jul 2019, 10:00am
Free
Born on Woorabinda Aboriginal Mission and an elder of the Pitta Pitta and Kalkadoon nations of North West Queensland, Theresa is a performance poet and draws on...

Zillmere Library, Corner Jennings Street and Zillmere Road, Zillmere

Sat 20 Jul 2019, 10:00am
Free
Join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Bayside to celebrate NAIDOC Week and their achievements as a community organisation. This...

George Clayton Park, Manly

Mon 22 Jul 2019, 9:00am
Free
Come and see a collection of artwork showcasing the talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. This event is part of Black History Month . See...

Inala Elders, 79-91 Poinsettia Street, Inala

Thu 25 Jul 2019, 9:30am
Free
Voice in business is a business symposium to offer an in-depth exploration of core business basics and future-focused topics to help Aboriginal and Torres...

Brisbane Square Library

Fri 26 Jul 2019, 5:00pm
Free
Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entertainers and artists will have a platform to come and tell their stories in one voice through song, dance and...

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

Sat 27 Jul 2019, 6:30pm
Free
Rachael Sarra’s debut solo exhibition, State of Transition , explores the process of pushing and pulling pigment across the canvas as a method of deep discovery...

Open House, 73 Vulture Street, West End

Sun 28 Jul 2019, 10:30am
Free
Join Dale Chapman from First Food Co as she takes you on a tasting journey through indigenous foods, cooking techniques and culture. Using ingredients such as...

Chermside Library, 375 Hamilton Road, Chermside

Last updated:5 July 2019