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The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation supports Australian charitable organisations and initiatives aimed at addressing the particular needs of communities in rural, remote and regional areas within Queensland and the Northern Territory.

What We Support

  • Flying Arts Alliance champions visual arts across Queensland

    Delivering visual arts services since 1971, Flying Arts connects with artists, educators, young people and communities to overcome the barriers preventing access to arts experiences for regional, rural and remote Queenslanders. Flying Arts provides professional development, educational programs and resources as well as artistic opportunities, to support and enable a rich artistic and creative culture throughout Queensland. TFFF approved multi-year support towards the continued development of Flying Arts’ organisational capacity.

  • Brown’s Mart Arts supporting students in the Top End

    Brown’s Mart Arts is a vital and dynamic theatre resource and service organisation that supports the development, production, promotion and presentation of live performance by artists living and working in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Brown’s Mart Arts is a champion of regional theatre, having presenting 19 new Territory plays since its establishment in 2010 and supported a further 24 through the development process. TFFF approved three years…

Latest News

  • TFFF launch our 2016-17 Annual Report

    It is with great pleasure that the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation shares with you our 2016-17 Annual Report. We hope you enjoy reading the report and the case studies contained within, and welcome any comments you may have.

  • A New Approach for Australia’s Cultural Sector

    Australia lacks a public, expert, independent voice championing investment and return in arts and culture. Defending and promoting the benefit of intellectual and creative life as a critical crucible of the national future is proving to be increasingly difficult. Australia needs an informed independent entity which has the necessary resources and public authority to advance a coherent, comprehensive policy position from which we might build better political and institutional settings…

  • Sidney Myer Fund and Tim Fairfax Family Announce Recipients of the 2016 Capacity Building and Sector Strengthening Program

    On 13 July 2016 the Sidney Myer Fund and the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation announced the successful recipients of the co-funded Capacity Building Program for Queensland and Northern Territory artists and arts organisations. Between them, the successful 13 organisations will receive $500,000 over 2016 and 2017. This is the second iteration of this Sidney Myer Fund program and the first co-funded by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Sidney Myer Fund.…