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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  • Family
  • Food & Wine
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Upcoming Events

FEATURED

Arts & Entertainment Arts & Entertainment

Kitty Flanagan

Smashing. A brand new show from Kitty Flanagan.

3 Oct, 2017 - 15 Oct, 2017

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Educational Educational

Joh for PM

Joh for PM launches this July at Brisbane Powerhouse to take Queenslanders on a musical romp through the life of ex-Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

7 Jul, 2017 - 15 Jul, 2017

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Alice in Wonderland

Brisbane City Youth Ballet brings the magical tale of Alice in Wonderland to life through the art of dance.

28 Jun, 2017 - 30 Jun, 2017

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Felix Riebl: In Your Arms

Felix Riebl is one of Australia’s most unique and accomplished songwriters and musicians.

2 Jun, 2017

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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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What's Nearby...

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

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