Sept 25th – 27th 2015, Homerule Rainforest QLD

A three day festival celebrating music & the arts in the Far North Queensland rainforest 

The Festival 2015  

Wallaby Creek Festival is a multi-cultural, family-friendly and community orientated event, with a relaxed, nurturing, intimate atmosphere.

Free camping amongst the lush grounds at Home Rule Rainforest Lodge is available to all ticket holders.

Workshops, performers, activities and childrens festival activities are plentiful and inlcude craft, sculpture, face painting, movies, the Children’s Parade and much more!!

The festival provides an ideal September holiday destination for families.

Food & market stalls are presented throughout the festival to tempt your viewing, tasting and shopping pleasures and an extensive music program is offered across 2 main stages and the Brackets & Jams stage.

2015 will include some of Australia’s well loved festival bands as well as showcasing artists from surrounding towns and indigenous communities. Check the 2014 performers.

The festival grounds come alive with street theatre and dynamic activities, workshops and exhibits and walks to the spectacular Home Rule Falls and unique tropical rainforest displays are offered throughout the weekend.

Wallaby Creek Festival is created each year by a small team of dedicated volunteer workers from the Cape York Folk Club who put an enormous effort and work tirelessly to make it all happen with the generous help of others. 

We need others to step up and become a part of this wonderful community driven event, especially locals.

ALL KEY VOLUNTEER POSITIONS BECOME VACANT early 2015
 and Understudies for the Directors are needed

COORDINATOR VACANCIES 

ENTERTAINMENT:
Stage Manager, MCs, Program production, Kids Festival, Workshops/Street Theatre

MEDIA (Commerce):
Director, Performer Gate Coordinator, Ticketing, Sponsorship, Information Lounge
SITE OPERATIONS:
Site Director, Construction, Visuals, Shade Sails, Signage, Parking Attendants, Volunteer Management
HOSPITALITY:  Pre-festival Kitchen, Pizza Oven, Poets Breakfast Cooking, Pack-down Kitchen, Green Room Coordinator.
Also looking for Understudy for all coordinator positions including Bands 2016.

PLEASE NOTE ALL POSITIONS ARE VOLUNTEER

What They Said, 2014: 

Coming to perform at Wallaby Creek Festival 2014 was an experience like no other. As well as the extraordinarily stunning setting, we were treated to a display of warmth and generosity that we had not experienced at any other festival, whether in Australia or abroad. From the coordination of a full green room area, stocked with food and drink making facilities, to the skill of the sound engineers and stage managers, and the cabin accommodation, we were treated to a real VIP artist experience. The punters were warm and welcoming and the breadth of music was inspiring. One thing that made a huge impression on us was the opportunity to bond with other musicians and share stories of a life lived in the pursuit of musical creation. We were able to forge connections with other musicians and bands based in different cities to us that are now leading to collaborative ventures – putting on gigs together, lending tips and advice on everything from gear to touring to grants, lending voices and instrumentation to each others recordings… In this way, Wallaby Creek was completely unique to us – functioning as a hub in which relationships with fellow musicians could be forged, which, in an industry that can often leave artists feeling overwhelming and isolated, is so important. We left Wallaby Creek feeling completely energised and rejuvenated, full of new musical connections and new friendships. [Rachel By The Stream].

Contact  info@wallabycreekfestival.org.au
07.40603102  or 40696878


Wallaby Creek Festival and Cape York Folk Club Inc  Wallaby Creek Festival is presented by Cape York Folk Club Inc.

Wallaby Creek Festival gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance from the Queensland Government through: 

RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund)  Arts Queensland www.arts.qld.gov.au and from Cook Shire Councilwww.cook.qld.gov.au.

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and COOK SHIRE COUNCIL partnership to support local arts and culture

   THANK YOU TO OUR GREAT SPONSORS FOR 2014

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Cairns-Cooktown-Express (Cairns Bus Charters) (07) 4059 1423
brought our musos this year

 

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