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  • Our organisations have inspiring stories to share in our latest Annual Report (Waltja in Titjikala, NT) Annual Report 2018


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

  • Topology unleashes creativity in Queensland communities

    Established in 1997, Topology is an internationally acclaimed, award winning quintet and not-for-profit music organisation renowned for creating new original work, collaborating across style and art forms and unleashing creativity in young people and communities while strengthening the vibrancy of a collegial arts scene. State Award Winner for Excellence in Music Education at the 2015 APRA Art Music Awards, Topology’s Top Up music education program includes In-Class Workshops, New Music…

  • Taking opera far and wide

    Opera Queensland (Opera Q) actively contributes to shaping Australia’s cultural identity through the development and presentation of outstanding opera productions and award-winning community engagement and education programs that enrich the lives of their diverse audiences and seek to make opera an integral part of Queensland life. Opera Q is committed to overcoming the tyranny of distance experienced by many people living in regional and remote areas by presenting high quality,…

  • Enriching community through dance in Townsville

    Dancenorth’s mission is to enrich lives ‘through the universal language of dance…With bold creative collaborations, adventurous storytelling and ambition, [they] enable a reimagining of our world’. The Company’s vision is to be ‘Regionally Proud. Nationally Respected. Internationally Desired’ through embodying the following values in all that they do: fearless creativity; diversity and inclusion; reciprocal collaboration; commitment and passion; authenticity and excellence and counter-urban vitality. These values are lived out in…

  • Sharing contemporary art across Queensland

    Every three years the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) makes its presence felt as QAGOMA’s flagship contemporary art series which has been captivating and challenging visitors since 1993. APT works to build cross-cultural artistic appreciation and insights by showcasing the most exciting new work being produced in Asia, the Pacific and Australia. Free and curated for audiences of all ages, APT9 will be presented across the entire Gallery…

  • Youth Cre8 Kuranda with Youth Link

    Youth Link works to enhance the health and wellbeing of young people in Cairns between the ages of 12 and 24 who are marginalised, homeless or at risk of homelessness. With a firm belief in the inherent worth and potential of each and every young person, Youth Link is dedicated to empowering them to determine their own futures. After learning of the lack of services and activities for young people…

Latest News

  • TFFF launch Annual Report 2017-18

    It is with great pleasure that we share with you the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Annual Report 2017-18. The year 2018 marked 10 years since the inception of the Foundation. This important milestone provided a valuable opportunity for us to reflect on the organisations whose work we have supported over this time and we thank all who generously opened their doors and hearts to help us celebrate. The ‘A Spotlight…