What We Support

The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation is proud to support the work of a diverse range of organisations and charities to create opportunities in the rural, regional and remote communities of Queensland and the Northern Territory.  Here are some examples of initiatives supported by TFFF.


Queensland Symphony Orchestra

As the state’s only professional symphony orchestra, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) plays a vital role in supporting Queensland’s cultural community. In support of its goal to ‘Entertain, Inspire and Educate audiences across regional Queensland’, QSO will pilot a new touring model to offer extended engagement opportunities for students, teachers and community members in rural, regional and remote Queensland, alongside delivering large-scale events within communities. TFFF approved support for QSO’s Regional Educational Mobile Touring Ensemble (REMOTE) pilot in 2018. 


Artback NT supporting Indigenous culture and community

Artback NT is the Northern Territory’s visual and performing arts touring agency. Artback NT works closely with communities to build capacity and create employment opportunities through art, providing opportunities for touring and profile building locally, nationally and internationally. Numbulwar is a small Indigenous community on the Gulf of Carpentaria in the Northern Territory. The community invited Artback NT to work together toward the development and delivery of cultural camps and…


Museums and Galleries Queensland

Museums and Galleries Queensland is the peak professional body for the public museum and gallery sector in Queensland that strives to ensure a future where museums, galleries and keeping places are relevant, accessible and valued by their communities. Museums and Galleries Queensland supports the sector by developing and delivering a range of diverse and high-quality touring visual art and craft exhibitions throughout Queensland. This includes providing regional venues with a…


Woodfordia Inc presents Festival of Small Halls

Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that sees exceptional national and international folk and contemporary acoustic artists perform in tiny community halls and other under-utilised community spaces across Australia. The Festival of Small Halls model engages community groups as co-presenters, seeking to build event management capacity within host communities. By facilitating the touring of high quality musical performances to regional, rural and remote areas, it also celebrates and invigorates community spaces and brings communities together. TFFF approved support for Festival…