at 119 Lamington St, New Farm, 4005 Australia

A hub for everything creative, all housed in a stunning venue on the Brisbane River. Try something new.

119 Lamington St
New Farm , QLD 4005
Contact Phone
P: 7-33588600


Brisbane Powerhouse is Queensland’s home for contemporary culture, a magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as an arts centre on the Brisbane River. With over 1,250 performances and events each year, we are one of the busiest arts venues in the Asia-Pacific region. We offer a year-round program featuring events across music, comedy, Writers+Ideas, dance, film, visual arts, cabaret, circus, and theatre.


See here: The New Farm Park CityCat jetty is a short 300m walk from Brisbane Powerhouse. The 195 + 196 bus services stop at the end of Brunswick Street at Oxlade Drive, on the East side of New Farm Park. The 199 bus stops at Merthyr Road and Hawthorne Street. Both stops are a short walk away from Brisbane Powerhouse. For more information on public transit schedules and stop locations visit

Opening time

  • Mondays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Tuesdays: 09:00- 21:00
  • Wednesdays: 09:00- 21:00
  • Thursdays: 09:00- 21:00
  • Fridays: 09:00- 21:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 21:00
  • Sundays: 09:00- 21:00

Company Rating

177624 Facebook users were in BRISBANE POWERHOUSE. It's a 3 position in Popularity Rating for companies in Landmark & Historical Place category in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

78526 FB users likes BRISBANE POWERHOUSE, set it to 3 position in Likes Rating for Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in Landmark & Historical Place category

Catch The Helpmann Award nominees, Doug Anthony Allstars DAAS LIVE next week at Brisbane Powerhouse! Get your tix/ info/ good times here => Congrats to all the nominees for the Awards including Tom Ballard, Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster, Alan Cumming, and Michael Griffiths!

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-20 22:59:55 GMT

At the boys are back again at the BRISBANE POWERHOUSE next week with their Near Death Experience.

Published Blue Curtains Brisbane: Stories From The Stalls on 2016-06-20 13:28:21 GMT

Elbow Room's We Get It at BRISBANE POWERHOUSE is a landmark theatrical work that will surely continue to do great things.

Published Blue Curtains Brisbane: Stories From The Stalls on 2016-06-20 00:23:17 GMT

Have you experienced PechaKucha before? Join us for this intriguing format - 20 images; 20 seconds each; 6mins 40 secs of inspiration. This free event is tomorrow night (Tue 21 June) at 8.20pm!

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-20 07:15:00 GMT

"Full frontal nudity, sexism, sadism, We Get It has it all." Read what the Courier Mail thought of #WeGetIt. Thu-Sun shows info here =>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-20 07:15:00 GMT

Mix Tape is the last Sunday of every month, offering unique collaborations between singer-songwriters! Three musicians - this Sunday, Hannah Makk (MKO Sun), Machine Age and Georgia Potter are brought together to discuss the music that drives them and to perform their own mix tape of original songs or covers. See you this Sunday!

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-20 06:41:04 GMT

We are feeling a little bit ministerial today as Malcolm Turnbull will be gracing the Brisbane Powerhouse Q&A stage this evening! A reminder that Bar Alto and WATT will be open for the event, and if any Prime Ministers feel like having a beer, they are welcome to.

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-20 03:00:00 GMT

Those Two Girls present UNPLUGGED with The Katering Show's Kate McLennan + Kate McCartney seats are now up for grabs! More info=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-19 23:27:57 GMT

#WeGetIt continues this week on Thu, Fri and Saturday! If you've seen it already, tell us what you thought! More info=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-19 08:30:00 GMT

Jan Power's Farmers Market is on today! If you like fresh food and cute dogs, then this is definitely a place you want to be. The stalls are here until 12ish!

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-17 23:00:00 GMT

Tonight we begin the next chapter of the BWF story and grow our organisation. A special thanks to the fantastic crew at Bigfish who have helped guide us through our rebrand and restructure under a new name. We'll be rolling out more details shortly - but this weekend, we're very proud to bring the second ever Inspire Festival to BRISBANE POWERHOUSE, presented by UpLit. Image by Daniel Seed Photography

Published Brisbane Writers Festival on 2016-06-17 00:48:29 GMT

It's all in the way we ask! Join Pretty Pretty Please? at Brisbane Powerhouse as Flipside Circus young artists show off a spectacular account of the secrets and tactics of questioning, and without any adults getting in their way! More info=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-24 08:30:00 GMT

Respected Hollywood composer & orchestrator, Cameron Patrick, will be visiting Brisbane next month to present a public lecture on film composing. Fri 29 July 1pm at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Tickets $12-$15

Published QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL on 2016-06-24 06:28:59 GMT

True West has added new shows to it's Brisbane Powerhouse run! More info here=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-24 05:51:27 GMT

It's the last day of the week AND the last Friday of the month - that can only mean one thing! ImproMafia is back at Brisbane Powerhouse this afternoon. Join us from 6pm tonight for the lols and good times.

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-24 01:12:07 GMT

Thanks to #WeGetIt cast and crew for answering all our q's after another amazing performance tonight 🙌

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-23 11:58:58 GMT

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the fourth year in a row to bring the crème de la crème of the Festival right to your doorstep in Brisbane! Check out the newly annoucned line-up here=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-23 08:45:00 GMT

There will be a Q&A after tonight's performance of We Get It at Brisbane Powerhouse with the cast and crew. If you get it, get your questions ready to go!

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-23 07:45:00 GMT

Attention Brizzy fans! Want to get a taste of us in the flesh? We'll be at this Those Two Girls event at the BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on July 12! Get in quick if you want to grab one of the final tickets to this event.

Published The Katering Show on 2016-06-23 02:13:57 GMT

#weddingwednesday Flash back to the lovely Cassie & Andrew’s wedding at the BRISBANE POWERHOUSE who have just celebrated their 2nd Wedding Anniversary

Published Zen Catering on 2016-06-23 01:19:09 GMT

Wracked by illness and age, Doug Anthony Allstars DAAS LIVE has no time to waste! Season begins Wed 29 June=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-22 08:40:00 GMT

[GIVEAWAY] Win a double pass to see 'Goldstone', starring Jacki Weaver, Aaron Pedersen and David Wenham in sneak previews on Jul 1,2,3, thanks to Transmission Films! Competition details below... Indigenous Detective JAY SWAN arrives in the frontier mining town of “Goldstone” on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple “light duties” investigation soon opens into a web of crime and corruption implicating the local Mayor, Mining Boss and Aboriginal Land Council. To win, email with the subject line 'GOLDSTONE' with your name and mailing address.

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-22 07:18:29 GMT

Breaking: Spring has been caught masquerading as Winter at Brisbane Powerhouse #brisbanewinter #winterisnevercoming

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-22 02:46:39 GMT

Baby et Lulu at Brisbane Powerhouse are coming back! Have a ‘très bon’ evening with French-language duo Abby Dobson (Leonardo’s Bride) and Lara Goodridge (FourPlay) as they tour Australia with their magnifique band performing songs from Album Deux. More info here=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-21 08:30:00 GMT

"It tore a cannonball through me" Reviews are back for #WeGetIt and you're loving it! Tickets for Thu-Sun here=>

Published BRISBANE POWERHOUSE on 2016-06-21 07:20:00 GMT

Generated summary (experimental)

Music WED 05 JUN, 2019
Cabaret SAT 29 JUNE, 2019
Ideas SUN 07 JULY, 2019
Cabaret THU 4 JULY, 2019
Comedy SUN 30 JUNE, 2019
Ideas TUE 04 JUNE, 2019
Visual FRI 12 JULY–SUN 04 AUG, 2019
Australia, are you ready to party?
A devastating and funny fable for big kids
Powerful and intimate stories about gender and other things
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