Our purpose

We operated three broadcasting services - 4MBS Classic FM- our classical radio station; MBS Light - our digital light classics and jazz station and Silver Memories- our station for aged care homes. These three stations provided access to music across several genres, making the great classics accessi..Read more ble 24 hours a day every day. We also produced two major arts festivals - the 4MBS Festival of Classics with more than 750 local classical musicians and the 4MBS Brisbane Shakespeare Festival that presented performances in seven Brisbane suburbs. We recorded about 100 concerts and supported young performers through a range of activities including three chamber music competitions. We commissioned eight new overtures from Brisbane composers for Shakespeare plays we presented. Show less
Name Music Broadcasting Society Of Queensland Limited
ABN 39009992554
Date Established 01/01/1977
Main Activity Culture and arts
Other Beneficiaries Adults - aged 65 and over
our deductible gift recipient funds 4MBS FINE MUSIC FUND, Item 1
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The organisation believes the current activities are in line with their stated purpose.
The organisation has accurately presented its purpose to the regulator.
The organisation believes their board is diverse.
Our board is represented by different genders and ages.
The organisation holds annual general meetings.
The organisation has either not disclosed or does not have set periods for their office holders.
Boards and governing councils should meet regularly, at least quarterly. The organisations board and governing councils meet regularly.
The board or councillors delegate authority where appropriate.
Sub committees meet regularly, at a minimum 2+ times per annum.
The organisation measures its impact.
The organisation has said, “The impact of our various services is measured in different ways including: Direct Performance Engagement, Third Party Research and Audience Surveys."
The board or councillors review the make-up of the board or council, and actively ensure a broad range of skills are represented.
The board or councillors do not review sub committees make up, and actively ensure appropriate skills are represented.
This organisation is formed under corporate or trust law.
This organisation reports on a consolidated basis.
The organisation uses social media.
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Government Funding Use

Funds are applied depending on need which may include performance support, equipment purchase and maintenance, as well as supporting emerging talent.

Diversity Statement

This organisation has not provided diversity statement.

Impact Statement

This organisation has not provided an impact statement.

Donation Impact Statement

Most of the Government Grants are provided for a range of designated purposes as per their application and are acquitted on that basis. These funds are typically used for projects including cultural events, our Silver Memories service and equipment and infrastructure.
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Our Responsible Persons and Directors

Porritt Clive -