Brisbane Powerhouse

119 Lamington Street, New Farm, Queensland 4005

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Nestled on the beautiful banks of Brisbane River (beside New Farm Park) the former power station has become a distinct landmark, both as a stunning industrial creation and as a hub for everything creative.

The Brisbane City Council New Farm Powerhouse was designed by Brisbane City Council Tramway architect, Roy Rusden Ogg. At its peak in the post-war years it supplied electricity for the largest tram network in the southern hemisphere. As trams were replaced by buses, it was decommissioned in 1971.

The redeveloped Brisbane Powerhouse was designed by Brisbane City Council architect Peter Roy and was opened on 10 May, 2000 by Lord Mayor Jim Soorley. Seven years later the building underwent a further stage of development, re-opening on 6 June 2007 by Lord Mayor Campbell Newman with increased audience capacities, restaurant and bar facilities as well as functions and conference spaces.

Brisbane Powerhouse boasts a flexible 400 - 700 seat 'end on' stage theatre, an intimate 200 seat apron stage theatre, an 800 viewer open platform, two restaurants, conference and rehearsal rooms and offices.

Brisbane Powerhouse is a not-for-profit organisation owned and supported by the Brisbane City Council.

FACILITIES

  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
  • First aid equipment
  • Guide
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

MORE INFO

Experiences you can enjoy:
  • The Arts
  • Cultural
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Nightlife/Clubs/Pubs/Casinos
Activities you can engage in:
  • Lessons/Tutorials

Contact

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Upcoming Events

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Arts & Entertainment Arts & Entertainment

Peter Helliar - "One Hot Mess" at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

Peter Helliar’s new show will be a hot mess ... or is that one mess of hotness? Either way, it’s going to be both hot and messy.

11 Mar, 2016 - 13 Mar, 2016

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Wil Anderson - Fire At Wil at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

Award winning comedian Wil Anderson is back at the Brisbane Comedy Festival with his brand new show - Fire At Wil.

15 Mar, 2016 - 20 Mar, 2016

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Comedy Comedy

Hannah Gadsby - Dogmatic at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

Hannah Gadsby brings her brand new show Dogmatic to the Brisbane Comedy Festival in 2016.

8 Mar, 2016 - 13 Mar, 2016

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Comedy Comedy

Frank Woodley - Extra Ordinary at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

Frank Woodley brings his new show Extra Ordinary to the Brisbane Comedy Festival in 2016.

1 Mar, 2016 - 6 Mar, 2016

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Tommy Little - D**khead at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

Tommy Little brings his brand new show D**khead to the Brisbane Comedy Festival in 2016.

1 Mar, 2016 - 6 Mar, 2016

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What's Nearby...

119 Lamington Street, New Farm, 4005, Queensland, Australia

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