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Brisbane City Council – Gathering 2018-20 - Request for Proposals

Brisbane City Council (Council) is seeking proposals for the development and delivery of Gathering, an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture program.

As a platform for traditional and contemporary creative practices, Gathering offers showcase and professional development opportunities for emerging and professional artists across multiple disciplines.

Council invites all experienced producers, creative collectives and cultural organisations to submit a proposal to develop and deliver a program that best demonstrates the rich and diverse culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The proposed program must incorporate a balanced representation of traditional and contemporary creative practices, while offering opportunity for rich cultural exchange with Brisbane residents and tourists.

Council strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply to deliver the Gathering program.

Applicants are required to deliver a diverse program that includes but is not limited to the following creative mediums: performance, dance, theatre, music, comedy, culinary demonstrations, story-telling, visual art and discussion.

The successful applicant will be procured to deliver Gathering program between 1 June 2018 – 30 June 2020.

A fee will be paid to the successful applicant to produce Council’s Gathering 2018-20 program. 

Applications close at 9am on Monday 7 May 2018.  All applicants will be advised of the outcomes by Tuesday 29 May 2018.

Question and Answer sessions

Question and answer sessions will be held to allow all potential applicants the opportunity to ask questions about the Gathering 2018-20 program and application process.

Council will host two information sessions at Brisbane Square Library, Tiered Theatrette, Ground Floor, 266 George Street, Brisbane, Q, 4000 at the following times:

  • 5-6.30pm Monday 16 April 
  • 5-6.30pm Monday 23 April

No bookings required.

How to Apply 

For further detail and to receive a copy of the Proposal Application form please contact the Creative Communities team on (07) 3403 8888 or with ‘Gathering 2018-20’ in the subject line.


Tuesday 10 April, 2018
Monday 7 May, 2018
Brisbane Square
Venue Address
266 George St

Queensland, Brisbane

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