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

  • Carpark
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details

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Experiences you can enjoy:
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  • Food & Wine
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Upcoming Events

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Backbone

Backbone examines the various perceptions of what strength is, where it comes from and how it is measured.

16 Feb, 2018 - 17 Feb, 2018

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2018

Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface

16 Apr, 2018 - 18 Apr, 2018

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

Brisbane filmgoers will need to switch into high gear when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour heads to the Brisbane Powerhouse.

9 Apr, 2018 - 14 Apr, 2018

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Miracle City

Discover one of Musical Theatre’s best-kept secrets with Nick Enright and Max Lambert’s Australian-made masterpiece, Miracle City.

24 Jan, 2018 - 4 Feb, 2018

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Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

A beautiful princess must sleep for 100 years – until woken by true love’s kiss...

16 Jan, 2018 - 20 Jan, 2018

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What's Nearby...

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

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