Philanthropy is important to BAC and where possible, we try to support many one-off requests for aid from the local community and in times of need throughout Queensland. BAC also assists many organisations located in and around our city that help to keep Brisbane a great destination to visit.
Some of our long-term partners include:
As Brisbane’s economic development board, Brisbane Marketing plays a key role in the ongoing evolution and success of our city.A wholly-owned subsidiary of Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Marketing is a key partner in driving Council’s Economic Development Plan and Vision for the City – Living in Brisbane 2026.Powered by innovation, collaboration and opportunity, we create economic and social value for the city and promote Brisbane nationally and internationally as Australia’s New World City.We aspire to be recognised as one of the world’s best multi-disciplined, city-based economic development agencies and are focused on driving long-term economic benefits for local residents and business through various sectors including CBD, South Bank, conventions, export, investment attraction, leisure tourism, major events, study, digital, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival.
Expressions Dance Company (EDC) is one of Australia’s premier contemporary dance companies. Based in Queensland, EDC has created more than 170 works in its 32-year history. It offers an annual program of world-class productions, education activities and tours regularly within Australia and internationally.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Natalie Weir, EDC works with renowned choreographers and artists and also engages emerging local choreographers, designers and musicians. EDC has received multiple national arts awards for Natalie Weir signature works.Discover more HERE
The Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) is Brisbane’s leading community orchestra.
It brings together up to 200 musicians a year to play a variety of classical orchestral music in venues across Brisbane and the South-East corner, to over 2,500 people.
The orchestra regularly collaborates with a range of local and international artists to deliver diverse programs to the community.
Some concerts feature the great classical, romantic, and 20th century composers, and other concerts feature film music or are tailored towards children.
The BPO is proud of its status of being a completely self-administrated volunteer-run organisation comprising mostly of amateur musicians. Its partnerships with other organisations, such as the BAC, help the orchestra to shape and enhance the cultural landscape of Brisbane.
BWF enriches and connects Queensland communities through stories and ideas. Our vision is for curious and creative communities powered by words. We are a year-round organisation producing programs celebrating not only Australian and global literature, but conversation, public engagement and the value of ideas in strengthening communities and growing audiences.
Our flagship festival, held annually in September, is one of the largest festivals of books, conversations and ideas in Australia. We also Inspire audiences across regional Queensland including Cairns, Bundaberg, Mt Isa, Cloncurry, Mackay, Longreach, Charleville, Chinchilla, with a major focus on Gladstone, Emerald and central Queensland
Bulimba Festival has been reinvented for 2015. This year it will run for a week commencing Monday 9 November until Sunday 15 November. During the course of the week we will showcase the many different aspects of life in Bulimba that draws people from all over the world to call this bend in the river “home”. There will be a series of events that make up the Bulimba Festival from movie nights, to pet parades, to art installations through to our headline event Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 15 November in the Memorial Park.
Now in its sixth year, the Teneriffe Festival is known as one of Brisbane's premier community events,
celebrating the suburb’s history, energy, cultural diversity, commerce and beauty. Conceived after Brisbane’s inner city area of Teneriffe was officially named a suburb early in 2010, the one-day festival incorporates a rich program of street markets, live music, fashion, dining and historical displays. Several of Teneriffe’s main streets will be closed, offering our visitors a magnificent opportunity to discover the best that our suburb has to offer. The Teneriffe Festival attracts an audience of approximately 50,000 people across all of its events, making it one of Brisbane’s most significant festivals.
The Nundah Festival is an annual event held in Nundah Village. Brisbane Airport Corporation has been a proud sponsor of the event since the beginning. This year’s festival is the biggest to date with great sales, entertainment from local schools and street entertainment from the Cos Players.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) takes the finest care to the furthest corners of our land.Established in 1928 by the Reverend John Flynn, the RFDS has grown to become the largestand most comprehensive aeromedical organisation of its kind in the world, delivering 24-hour emergency aeromedical and primary health care services to all those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.Today, the RFDS conducts more than 280,000 patient consults across Australia every year – that’s one person every two minutes.In Queensland, the RFDS currently operates from nine bases at Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns,Charleville, Longreach, Mount Isa, Rockhampton, Roma and Townsville. These bases form astrategic network of aeromedical services as well as help deliver a broad range of health care programs including general practice, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, child and family health, social and emotional wellbeing, mental health, women’s health, oral health and health promotion activities.The RFDS is a not-for-profit organisation.
Careflight has flown nearly 42,000 critical rescue missions in its three decades of serving the community. Every day, CareFlight's community rescue helicopter medical crews take care of some of Queensland’s sickest and most critically-injured patients, airlifting them from small regional hospitals, or from the scene of an accident, into emergency hospital care.
Community support remains crucial to the ongoing resources needed to deliver the very best rapid response medical care. CareFlight Rescue is sincerely thankful to BAC for such generous and unwavering support of this vital service that gives peace of mind to Queenslanders in need. (96 words)
Crime Stoppers Queensland engages the community to anonymously report information through its 1800 hotline that makes a difference in stopping, solving and preventing crime.
The information received is passed to the police for investigation.We also work in local communities delivering programs that help to create safe and liveable communities.
We do this by engaging directly with the locals bringing attention to what the issues are and how the public can proactively report what they believe is suspicious or criminal behaviour.
This creates a powerful partnership solution.
BAC has supported the Brisbane Roar Football Team since 2006. Now BAC are supporting the Brisbane Roar Women’s Team to help them achieve their goal to become the Premiers again in the season.
BAC believes the Arts is a measure of a true international city and is proud of its involvement with the Queensland Theatre company since 2004.
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.Over 700,000 visitors a year see 1250+ performances at Brisbane Powerhouse. We have a year-round program featuring events across music, comedy, writers + ideas, dance, film, visual arts, digital arts, theatre and music theatre.We have two main stage theatres, three additional venues, gallery spaces, two restaurants and bars, corporate facilities and the best river view in Brisbane.We produce some of Queensland and Australia’s largest events, including Brisbane Comedy Festival, Australian Performing Arts Market, World Theatre Festival, Queensland Cabaret Festival, MELT Queer Cultural Festival, Wonderland and Brisbane Queer Film Festival.
La Boite Indie is one of Australia’s leading platforms for independent theatre. This is theatre made by remarkable artists coming together to create work they passionately believe in. BAC support this philosophy and are a proud sponsor of La Boite Indie Series each year.
Due to a shared strong commitment to the community of Brisbane, BAC proudly sponsors the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra.The Orchestra is run entirely by its members, presents internationally acclaimed conductors, composers and soloists in a variety of concert venues and is the only Queensland orchestra to have been recognised at the National Orchestra awards.
The Queensland Art Gallery is Queensland's premier visual arts institution drawing local, state and international crowds, as well as providing travelling exhibitions to regional and remote centres of the state. Brisbane Airport supports QAGOMA exhibitions so they are able to expand the reach and scope of their offering and further develop their collection.
As a Primary Sponsor of the QUT Business Leaders’ Forum, Brisbane Airport's involvement gives key members of Queensland’s business community the opportunity to hear prominent speakers explore trends, issues and ideas that are shaping the economy and politics of the nation. The QUT Business Leaders’ Forum is recognised as the pre-eminent business leadership event in Brisbane.
The Queensland Media Club is the official political, business and media forum of the Queensland Parliamentary Media Gallery and the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance. It provides a forum for key business leaders and decision makers, political representatives and media to listen to and speak about topical issues.
Last year, Queensland’s surf lifesavers performed 322,144 volunteer patrol hours, undertook over 344,000 preventative actions and saved 2,861 lives. The result of the support provided as part of the annual Surf Safe Appeal. BAC wants to help these wonderful volunteers to keep our beaches safe for all Queenslanders and tourists to our State and is a proud annual sponsor of the Surf Safe Appeal.
BAC is proud to sponsor an emerging artist from Camerata of St John's, a group of talented Australian string players, performing without a conductor. Camerata is known for its verve, stylish presentations, and innovative programming.
BRISBANE FESTIVAL IS A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL THAT EXPLODES ONTO THE SCENE EVERY SEPTEMBER WITH A THRILLING PROGRAM OF MUSIC, THEATRE, DANCE, OPERA, CIRCUS AND MAJOR PUBLIC EVENTS SUCH AS SUNSUPER RIVERFIRE.Brisbane Festival attracts an audience of around one million people every year.Brisbane Festival has only been annual since 2009, but in that time it’s been embraced by the city and admired by the world.Brisbane Festival aims to connect artists and audiences in ways that lift the spirit, disrupt the conventional and open our city to the world.
Queensland Ballet is a vibrant, creative company which connects people and dance across Queensland. We offer a program of world-class productions of the best classical ballets and inspired contemporary dance works. The Company engages renowned choreographers and designers from around the world and nurtures emerging local talent by presenting exciting new works in an intimate studio series. With a culture of creativity and collaboration, complemented by an active program of engagement with our communities, Queensland Ballet has become the central hub for dance in the State. Our dancers are acclaimed for their technical excellence and versatility, and our annual program offers diversity in style, audience focus and geographic reach, with up to 100 performances in Brisbane and tours to regional Queensland.
Netball Queensland is the state’s peak body accountable for the growth and development of netball and its volunteers throughout Queensland. From our elite team, the Queensland Firebirds, right down to the grassroots, our mission is for people to belong, enjoy, develop and excel in netball. The Firebirds have competed in the semi-professional ANZ Championship competition, a netball league made up of five Australian teams and five New Zealand teams, since its inauguration in 2008. In 2011, the Firebirds won the grand final after being the first team to go through the season undefeated. In 2015, the Firebirds became the second team to win the Championship twice. The Firebirds have qualified for the grand final four out of the last five seasons, making them the most successful team in the history of the ANZ Championship.
If you’d like to apply for sponsorship your proposal should:
- Email your proposal through to email@example.com
- Clearly articulate the sponsorship’s outcomes and benefits for BAC;
- Demonstrate value for money;
- Demonstrate the capacity to make effective use of the funds; and
- Include a timetable for reporting sponsorship outcomes to BAC.
We will contact you if we are able to support your request.