Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk rebuked by musicians over Super Rugby final attendance


Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has been rebuked by high homegrown music skills for what’s been described as an absence of help for the humanities.

Palaszczuk posted a photograph of herself at Suncorp Stadium for the Queensland Reds’ Super Rugby final victory over the Brumbies on Saturday night time.

“Queensland are the comeback kings!” she tweeted of the dramatic 19-16 win, sealed by captain James O’Connor’s injury-time strive.

“What a win … in entrance of 41,637 followers at Suncorp Stadium.”

Gold Coast singer Amy Shark, whose album Cry Eternally is topping the ARIA charts, led the condemnation.

Gold Coast singer Amy Shark accepts the ARIA Award for Best Pop Release during the 2020 ARIAs.
Gold Coast singer Amy Shark accepts the ARIA Award for Greatest Pop Launch through the 2020 ARIAs. Credit score: Brendon Thorne/Getty Photos

“I want you’d help the music trade like this @AnnastaciaMP. We want assist,” she tweeted.

Shark declined 7NEWS’ request to touch upon the matter additional.

Celebrated Brisbane indie band Ball Park Music additionally weighed in towards the Premier.

“Yeah that is f*****, do extra for the humanities,” learn a response to Palaszczuk from the band’s Twitter account.

Attendance at live performance venues, theatres and auditoriums is restricted by Queensland Well being COVID-19 instructions.

An indoor venue can a capability of as much as 500 folks if the occasion is seated with allotted tickets.

If the occasion will not be seated, the one-person-per-two sq. metre rule applies.

Brisbane indie band Ball Park Music. File image.
Brisbane indie band Ball Park Music. File picture. Credit score: Caroline McCredie/Getty Photos

Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch was unavailable on Monday for remark.

A ministerial spokeswoman alerted 7NEWS.com.au to a press release final week pledging $1.3 million in funding to 21 reside music venues throughout Queensland.

“We recognise the affect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the humanities and tradition sector, and on indoor reside music venues,” Enoch stated.

“That’s the reason we’ve dedicated to supporting the trade with $22.5 million (general) in funding via the Arts and Cultural Restoration Bundle.”

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