• Bangarra Dance Theatre—Rekindling Youth Program Read more

  • Queensland Music Festival brings 'Boomtown' to Gladstone Read more

  • Puuya Foundation—Strong Culture, Strong Puuya, Strong Future Read more

  • We are supporting rural, regional and remote communities in Queensland and Northern Territory View our guidelines


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

  • Waltja is doing good work for families in Central Australia

    Established in 1997, Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation (Waltja) is a community and women-led Aboriginal Corporation based in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. They work with remote communities in Central Australia, servicing a region of over 700,000 square kilometres and supporting approximately 13,000 people speaking eleven different languages. Waltja’s name translates to “doing good work with families” which is indicative of the grassroots way in which they work in partnership with…

  • Women of the World Regional Voice Project

    WOW – Women of the World is a festival that brings women together to celebrate their achievements while also looking critically at those challenges that prevent them from reaching their full potential. WOW supports women to develop networks, identify problems and potential solutions, and inspire women to action change within their communities. TFFF approved support for the Regional Voice Project, a key component of WOW – Celebrating the Women of the Commonwealth in…

Latest News

  • TFFF launch our 2015-16 Annual Report

    It is with great pleasure that the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation shares with you our 2015-16 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.…