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:
  • Art & Culture
  • Family
  • Food & Wine
  • History & Heritage

Contact

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Upcoming Events

FEATURED

Arts & Entertainment Arts & Entertainment

Jack Carty

Award-winning, indie-chart topping, independent Australian songwriter Jack Carty is bringing his ever-growing swag of songs to Brisbane Powerhouse.

13 Apr, 2017

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FEATURED

Educational Educational

Ocean Film Festival 2017

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

10 Apr, 2017 - 11 Apr, 2017

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FEATURED

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Gawurra

Hailing from Arnhem Land, Stanley "Gawurra" Gaykamangu is a Yolngu performer known for his deeply resonate voice and musical sensitivity.

1 Apr, 2017

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FEATURED

Family Friendly Family Friendly

Livespark

Join us at Livespark each Sunday for an ever-changing and eclectic mix of indie, pop, folk, alternative country and rock.

5 Mar, 2017 - 30 Apr, 2017

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FEATURED

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Knockoff

Down tools, gather your friends, knock off and start your weekend with a good laugh at Brisbane Powerhouse.

3 Mar, 2017 - 25 Aug, 2017

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What's Nearby...

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

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