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

Festivals and Celebrations Festivals and Celebrations

Queensland Cabaret Festival

After a show-stopping first year, Queensland Cabaret Festival is back to entertain you with heart-warming storytelling, fabulous songs, and exciting antics in June 2015.

10 Jun, 2015 - 20 Jun, 2015

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Arts & Entertainment Arts & Entertainment

in-dij-uh-nu's

in-dij-uh-nu's is a celebration of young people exploring the stories of their uncles, aunties, brothers and sisters; their past, present and future.

28 May, 2015 - 30 May, 2015

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Live Music Live Music

Grace Knight in Concert

Grace Knight is one of Australia’s most enduring talents, having transformed herself from Pop Princess to Queen Of Cool. Grace’s magical presence will leave you wanting more!

31 Jul, 2015

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Arts & Entertainment Arts & Entertainment

Rob Mills is ... surprisingly good

Join Rob for an evening of hilarious behind-the-scenes anecdotes, an eclectic array of show tunes and hits from Taylor Swift, Gavin DeGraw, Coldplay and Millsy himself. Here’s a fresh reminder that Rob Mills is actually an acclaimed musician and performer.

14 Jun, 2015

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Comedy Comedy

Judith Lucy: Ask No Questions Of The Moth

Judith is back and the good news is that her last year really sucked. An awful year for Judith leads to a great show for her fans, and 2014 was magnificently terrible.

26 May, 2015 - 7 Jun, 2015

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What's Nearby...

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

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