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
Yolngu leaders and art workers on the remote island of Milingimbi in North East Arnhem Land are working together to repatriate images of culturally significant artworks, ceremonial objects and photographs. Steeped in active cultural practice, artworks from this region include barks, ceremonial poles, carvings and weavings. These important works are dispersed throughout Australia andRead More
Each year, schools across Queensland participate in Queensland Theatre’s The Scene Project, a highly interactive drama program for schools, which encourages students to explore and engage in the creative process of performance from rehearsal through to presentation. Over the course of two terms, students work with a newly commissioned script to develop their own unique 15-minute version of theRead More
Queensland’s chamber orchestra, Camerata, has responded to the COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings by activating a number of online performances that continue to delight and inspire audiences through this challenging time. Camerata’s 5@5 daily performances, filmed at home by members of the ensemble and accessible for free via YouTube, have already seen more than 150,000 listeners tuneRead More
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We were delighted to hear the news that Autumn Skuthorpe of Crossroad Arts has been awarded the Australia Council for the Arts’ 2020 Kirk Robson Award for outstanding leadership in Community Arts and Cultural Development (CACD). Congratulations, Autumn! Autumn has been a member of the Crossroad Arts team since 2006, and is known for the exceptional creativity, energy and deep respect sheRead More
In October TFFF Program Manager, Roz Black travelled to Mackay to observe and participate in Crossroad Arts’ new and innovative Community. Regional. Up Skill. Haven (C.R.U.S.H) program. Roz joined participants, some who had travelled from interstate, in a series of intensive workshops designed to explore inclusive contemporary movement and theatre-making. Over three daysRead More