• Inclusivity is at the heart of Crossroad Arts' work in Mackay (photos by Russell Shakespeare)

  • Youth Cre8 Kuranda provides 'a space for young people to gather and communicate and play and learn'

  • We support rural, regional and remote communities in Queensland and Northern Territory

  • 'Whatever Waltja does, culture is in the centre of what we do and we hold that strong'


The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation is proud to support the work of a diverse range of organisations to create opportunities in rural, regional and remote communities of Queensland and the Northern Territory.

What We Support

Latest News

  • A WOW Weekend in Longreach

    WOW Longreach forged ahead despite flood impacts to share three days of mentoring, storytelling, conversations and performances curated for and by the women and girls of Western Queensland, on the traditional land of the Iningai and Bidjara people, and coinciding with Queensland Women’s Week and International Women’s

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  • Announcing Multi-Year Funding Pilot with Creative Partnerships Australia

    With TFFF’s support, Creative Partnerships Australia will pilot a capacity building service offering for Australia’s Private Ancillary Fund (PAF) sector, celebrating the Australian Cultural Fund as a vehicle through which PAFs can provide vital multi-year

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  • La Boite Theatre, mibo and TFFF launch pilot initiative to support the mental wellbeing of arts and entertainment workers

    mibo is a new workplace wellbeing digital platform with potential to build a healthier and safer Arts and Entertainment industry in Australia. With the support of the TFFF, La Boite Theatre will undertake a mibo trial across its entire company in response to a growing national mental health crisis among Arts and Entertainment industry

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  • A Connected, Resilient and Futureproof Community

    The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation (TFFF) is pleased to share its refreshed strategic plan for the next three years (2022-2024): A Connected, Resilient and Futureproof Community.

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  • Philanthropy Australia Awards Tim Fairfax AC Leading Philanthropist Honour

    During an online ceremony on 16 November 2021, Philanthropy Australia has named Tim Fairfax AC as Australia’s 2021 Leading Philanthropist. The Leading Philanthropist Award recognises an individual philanthropist whose work is visionary, high impact and transformative. In addition to generous funding, Tim has provided time, knowledge and leadership to many organisations. “For me, one of the

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  • Angela Timbs

    Thank You Angela Timbs

    As part of the refreshment of TFFF’s strategic plan and an accompanying restructure, Program Manager Angela Timbs is leaving the Foundation to pursue new opportunities. Angela has been a valued member of the TFFF team since January 2020, supporting grantees as they navigate the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, while building and maintaining TFFF’s relationships with community leaders and

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