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Whilst not imitating the stereotypical nature of a state school environment, Queensland Academies Creative Industries (QACI) opened its 7 storey state-of-the-art purpose-designed campus in 2007. Located in Kelvin Grove Urban Village within 2km of inner-city Brisbane, students enjoy campus life in a multicultural village environment with shared green, business and education spaces co-located in the Queensland University of Technology creative industries precinct.

Our facilities

  • Community, commercial, and public interface areas that allow separate accessibility, staff areas, professional development, galleries, auditorium and refectory.
  • General entrance areas that serve as meeting place’s for the majority of public interface activities (Atrium, reception counter, box office, refectory, auditorium, gallery and media centre).
  • Universal spaces across the entire floor space that allow high-end use of electronic media.
  • QACI Library for all students and staff, quiet study, small group collaboration and further flexible learning spaces.
  • Specialised Visual Art and media rooms including a high end film and broadcasting studio, music recording studio and double height Visual Art Gallery.
  • Specialised theatre spaces – 350 seat theatre and 2 individual studio theatrettes with capacity to combine.
  • Fully equipped science lab that caters to the disciplines studied; additional student research space; and preparation lab.
  • Design Technology prototype lab equipped with industry grade machinery and resources; collaborative workshop space that caters for cross-curricular projects.

Hiring our facilities

Opportunities exist for community groups to hire the theatre, theatre studios and gallery facilities. Hire can include lighting and technical staff. For further information, please contact our Corporate Services Manager, Joy Waugh (07) 3552 9333.

The following documents explain our facilities, layout, options, and location.

Gallery61 facility specifications (PDF, 444KB)

Theatre facility specifications (PDF, 859KB)


QACI’s infrastructure features cutting-edge technology to facilitate learning and provide students, staff, and enterprises with the best possible opportunity to lead the market.

The environment is hard-wired with wireless capabilities.

After-hours access and 'splitting' of access is delivered through smart card technologies.

The entire campus is set up to link all spaces internally and to receive and export large amounts of data externally.

Usage of technology varies from formal space usage (fixed) to informal space usage (portable).


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