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.

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.

Artist Profile: Joyce Bott

"To me living a creative life where art fills my days continues to be an incredibly rewarding way of life."

Performer Profile: Frank Marsh

"The mere fact that someone can appreciate music is a great gift. To be able to play is the greatest gift of all."

More Stories

Musician Profile: Vibeke Voller and Dan Papirany
27 Nov 2018
Artist Profile: Janet Heisner
27 Nov 2018
Round 9 of the With One Voice Community Choir Social Franchise Start-up fund is NOW open.
21 Nov 2018
Professional Development: Arts Law Copyright, Contracts and Collaboration
18 Nov 2018
Professional Development: Procurement 101
18 Nov 2018
Creative Networking Fridays at the Creative Space
18 Nov 2018
Expressions of Interest now open for Story Bank Art Collection
15 Oct 2018
Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF
03 Oct 2018
Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)
03 Oct 2018
Regional Arts Funding (RAF) Community Projects
03 Oct 2018
Job Opportunities
03 Oct 2018
Volunteer Opportunities
03 Oct 2018
The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park - Spring 2018
04 Sep 2018
Band Profile: Slainte
02 Sep 2018
Artist Profile: James Hall
01 Sep 2018
Artist Profile: Ian Brown
16 Aug 2018
Visiting Artist Profile: Kathleen Jennings
18 Jul 2018
Musician Profile: Derek F. Smith
02 Jul 2018
Student Artist Profile: Aiden Hagan
01 Jul 2018
The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park - Winter 2018
12 Jun 2018
Performer Profile: Darryl and the Devil
18 Mar 2018
Artist Profile: Joyce Bott
18 Mar 2018
Performer Profile: Frank Marsh
18 Dec 2017
Australia Day nominations open
09 Nov 2017
The latest News from Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park
01 Nov 2017
A new space to create
12 Oct 2017
Spectacular Opportunity for Acoustic Guitarists
09 Oct 2017
Performer Profile: Al Davies
08 Oct 2017
Artist Profile: Susie Lewis
04 Oct 2017
Community Profile: Maryborough Choral Society
04 Oct 2017

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