Brisbane Powerhouse

Brisbane Powerhouse's brick exterior wall lit up pink for Brisbane Festival.

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.

119 Lamington St,
New Farm QLD 4005


Here you will find answers to common questions about attending an event or visiting Brisbane Powerhouse.

#Getting There

Public Transport

The New Farm Ferry Terminal is located approximately 200 metres from Brisbane Powerhouse, with services every 30 minutes until midnight.

The 195 and 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.


If you’re planning on driving, there are 148 paid parks, including six designated accessible parking spaces for permit holders. If you have a dinner or performance reservation, we encourage you to arrive 40-50 minutes early to give yourself time to find a park.

Ride Your Bike

Plan your route and parking, and find CityCycle bike stations using Cycling Brisbane’s Route Planner.


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Access

Assistive Listening

Assistive Listening

Check the event page for a full view of the accessibility level of your event.

Venue Access

There is a drop off area in the Brisbane Powerhouse car park with level access to the Stores Building and lift access to the main building. All levels of Brisbane Powerhouse are accessible by lift. The Turbine Platform can be accessed via ramp. On entry to the theatre, an usher will direct you to your seats. Wheelchair accessible toilets are located on all levels.

If you need any assistance, please approach one of the friendly staff.


Six designated paid parking spaces are available for patrons with special needs. A lift operates from the Stores Building (car park level) to the Powerhouse Plaza where the main entrance to the Brisbane Powerhouse is located. For patrons who require assistance travelling from the car park to theatres, Brisbane Powerhouse can make arrangements to accommodate your needs with 24 hours advance notice. A wheelchair can also be made available on request whilst the patron is visiting Brisbane Powerhouse.

Dedicated Seating

Wheelchair and special needs seating is available. Please notify the Brisbane Powerhouse Box Office of your requirements at the time of booking, a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Please note that balcony seating in the Powerhouse Theatre is not wheelchair accessible.

Assisted Listening Devices (Hearing Loop)

Please notify the Brisbane Powerhouse Box Office at the time of booking should you require a Hearing Loop. The Brisbane Powerhouse hearing loop has an earpiece that sits over your ear and may be used without a hearing aid.

How to get there

Brisbane Powerhouse ›
119 Lamington St,
New Farm QLD 4005

Getting Here

Brisbane Festival expresses deep respect to and acknowledges the First People of this Country.