Our Stories

Our people are the heart of our Fraser Coast. They are the strength of our community and the drivers behind our cultural diversity. Here are just some of the stories of the many interesting people and places of our Fraser Coast.

 

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Expressions of Interest For Director and Production Proposals - Brolga Theatre 2020 Community Musical

Fraser Coast Regional Council is seeking EOIs for Community Directors and Community Musical Production Proposals to be presented by the Brolga Theatre during the 20th anniversary 2020 Season program.

Artist Profile: Wilhelmus Breikers

Born in Holland, Wilhelmus (Henry) Breikers came to Queensland in 1957 with his parents. After a career as an art teacher at secondary and tertiary levels until 2014, he has continued to develop his art practice in Hervey Bay.  

Musician Profile: Vibeke Voller and Dan Papirany

“Striving for excellence with integrity is paramount and rewarding” 

Band Profile: Slainte

Sláinte’s vibrant performances of toe-tapping music takes audiences back to the heart of Ireland’s culture and history, compelling audiences to dance a jig, clap their hands or sing along. 

Artist Profile: James Hall

“Looking into the Blue” is a continuation of works by local artist, James Hall that explores and celebrates the Fraser Coast region, Fraser Island and surrounding coastlines. This follows on from James’ previous exhibitions “Blue Vista” 2012-2013 Gatakers ArtSpace, Maryborough and “A Touch of Blue” 2009 The Palace Regional Gallery, Childers.

Musician Profile: Derek F. Smith

Featured at the 2016 Tamworth Country Music Festival, Derek F. Smith is a well known and loved Fraser Coast musician. 

Student Artist Profile: Aiden Hagan

St Mary’s College Year 12 student Aiden Hagan will be exhibiting multiple works in this year’s Twenty18 exhibition.  His work Astronaut (cover image) was an experiment that became a theme and style that he has continued to explore.

Performer Profile: Darryl and the Devil

The 'Darryl and the Devil' live show is a must see for anyone who appreciates the blues folk tradition.

More Stories

The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park - Summer 2019/20
21 Nov 2019
The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park - Summerr 2019/2020
21 Nov 2019
Queensland Theatre Teaching Artist Program 2020
20 Nov 2019
Grant Writing Toolkit
11 Nov 2019
Fundraising platform for your creative project
10 Nov 2019
All welcome at Council Grants Workshops
03 Nov 2019
Expressions of Interest For Director and Production Proposals - Brolga Theatre 2020 Community Musical
30 Oct 2019
RADF 2019/20 Funding Announced
23 Oct 2019
Artist Profile: Wilhelmus Breikers
20 Oct 2019
The Story Bank Retail Cottage - Artist Call Out
20 Oct 2019
RADF 2020 Advisory Committee - EOIs now open
01 Sep 2019
2019-20 National Arts Funding Deadlines
28 Aug 2019
2019-20 Nation-wide Funding Deadlines
28 Aug 2019
CQ Shopfront Fraser Coast Meet Up
25 Aug 2019
Artist Call Out - World Whale Conference Lantern Making sessions
25 Aug 2019
Gayndah Workshop Series - Upskill the artist in you!
25 Aug 2019
Artist Call Out - Maryborough CBD Story Trail Bronze Sculptures
19 Aug 2019
Fraser Coast Arts and Cultural Person of the Month Award
15 Aug 2019
The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park - Spring 2019
13 Aug 2019
EOI - Maryborough Open House - Exploring history, place & identity
01 Aug 2019
Calling all Young Artists and Young Creative Champions of Queensland
29 Jul 2019
Maryborough Open House Creative Program - Expressions of Interest now open!
21 Jul 2019
The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park - Winter 2019
30 May 2019
Central Queensland Regional Arts Services Network
11 Apr 2019
EOIs open for Arts Ablaze Conference
11 Apr 2019
Musician Profile: Vibeke Voller and Dan Papirany
27 Nov 2018
Artist Profile: Janet Heisner
27 Nov 2018
Round 11 of the With One Voice Community Choir Social Franchise Start-up fund is NOW open.
21 Nov 2018
Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)
03 Oct 2018
Regional Arts Funding (RAF) Community Projects
03 Oct 2018

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