Nearby Places

New Farm Library

The New Farm Library features a variety of facilities and services, as well as plenty of activities and events each week. This library is wheelchair accessible, provides free Wi-Fi, and has community meeting rooms available for hire, including access to a kitchenette. There are Chinese and Italian collections, as well as Gay and Lesbian collections available.

The library also has a 24/7 library locker and an after-hours chute, allowing you to return and collect books outside of opening hours. It is closed on Mondays, Sundays, and public holidays.

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New Farm Park Library entrance

Dendy Powerhouse Outdoor Cinema

Picture a colossal screen on a custom 40ft container, nestled by New Farm Park and the Brisbane River at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse. The Dendy Powerhouse Outdoor Cinema features a program of films Thursday – Sunday evenings all year round.

Sit back and relax in plush outdoor lounge chairs with wide armrests and prepare to be fully immersed in superior sound quality with wireless Dendy headphones.

Gates open one hour before the published session time for you to enjoy pre-movie drinks and snacks. If a session is cancelled due to adverse weather, customers are notified by SMS and tickets are automatically refunded as account credit which can be used for a future session.

Bookings required. To book visit


Merthyr Village

It’s the heart of New Farm and one of Brisbane’s most thriving shopping destinations, just a block up the road from New Farm Park. Merthyr Village is complete with more than twenty specialty stores in food, homewares, gifts, books, beauty, liquor and the latest in women’s fashion.    

As New Farm’s complete services hub Merthyr Village is home to Australia Post, Commonwealth Bank, Suncorp Bank, a 7-day medical centre, pharmacies, dentists, pathology, an optometrist, real estate and NR Barbi Solicitor, making it your one stop spot for all your day-to-day needs.

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Brisbane Powerhouse

A 1920s power station has been reborn as Queensland’s home of contemporary art and culture located beside the Brisbane River. It features two main stage theatres, three smaller performance venues, gallery, three eateries, corporate facilities, and river views. It holds events like Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melt Open, and Night Feast, among many others.

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New Farm Neighbourhood Centre

New Farm Neighbourhood Centre is a community centre offering free assistance and providing a range of social activities and events. You’re welcome to use the kitchen, laundry, showers, and computers or just to drop by for a chat.

They run an Open House program on Tuesdays and Thursday to provide drop-in emergency relief services and community programs, and the centre runs group activities on the other weekdays. They also run a coffee cart which serves the wider community, selling fresh Merlo coffee to passers-by and visitors, allowing them to fund free coffee to those who need a hand.

Call them on 3510 2700 or email to get in contact. Find out about their services and community activities at


New Farm Bowls Club

Located on Brunswick Street (adjacent to New Farm Park), New Farm Bowls Club is an ideal venue for family and social gatherings with a relaxed vibe and excellent bar, pokies and dining facilities.

Turner’s Paddock Bistro offers relaxed, yet gourmet, meals carefully curated by industry-leading chef, Craig Wright. Craig is driven by simple and honest food, favouring locality and seasonality. Find out more at

There is always something happening, home to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs (BUG) for live music on Tuesday nights, and Trivia every Wednesday evening. Keep abreast of the live music at

Member Bowls and Barefoot Bowls are backbone of the club, hosting social and competitive bowls, while the 2020 renovation saw a separate function room for meetings, christenings, and parties. Find more about the bowls club at

New Farm Bowls Club
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