Arts & Culture

Arts and Cultural Plan

Quilpie Shire has recently adopted its five year Arts and Cultural Plan. The intention of the plan is to provide direction for arts and cultural development and investment in the Shire and identify achievable projects that will strategically benefit its towns and community.  Council would like to thank all those who provided input and feedback.

The final version of the plan is available here. (Please note this document is 4MB)

Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee

The primary mandate of the Committee is to assess, prioritise and make recommendations to Council in relation to the implementation of identified initiatives within the 2016 Arts and Cultural Plan.

Participating members are especially sought from a variety of residential locations across the shire and from a range of sectors including seniors, youth, multicultural, indigenous, arts / culture and economic development /business/tourism.

Download the Committee Charter

Regional Arts Development Fund

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Program supports the arts and cultural development of regional communities across Queensland. The program is funded predominantly by the Queensland Government (Arts Queensland), with financial and resource contributions also being made by the Quilpie Shire Council. RADF Round Four for 2017-2018 is now open and will close on Thursday 29 March 2018 at 5:00pm.  Expressions of Interest for 2018-2019 are now being called and must be received by Friday 16 March 2018.


2018-2019 Funding Program RADF

RADF EOI Form 2018-19


2017-2018 Funding Program RADF

RADF Application Form

RADF 2017-18 Guidelines

RADF Project Planner

RADF Acquittal

Budget Fact Sheet (Template to complete your budget)

Projects funded during 2017-2018 TBC

2016-2017 RADF Funding Program

Projects funded during 2016-2017

RADF Committee

The RADF Committee assesses funding applications for recommendation to Council. Committee members reflect the diverse culture and geography of the Council area.

Committee Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the RADF Committee are to:

  • Attend and participate in RADF meetings;
  • Assess RADF applications;
  • Participate in RADF Committee training;
  • Promote the RADF program; and
  • Inform the RADF Liaison Officer if unable to attend a meeting.