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Townsville, Queensland.
29 July to 07 August 2022
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2022 Festival Partners

2022 Festival Partners

The AFCM would like to acknowledge the support from the following companies and organisations;

Government Partners

Tourism & Events Queensland
Tourism & Events Queensland

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RISE
RISE

Townsville City Council
Townsville City Council

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Queensland Government
Queensland Government

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Exclusive Tertiary Partner

James Cook University
James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) values how excellence and creativity play vital roles in making local communities vibrant and flourishing. The Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) promotes the rich and unique cultural environment of North Queensland through presenting internationally acclaimed classical musicians to audiences from Townsville, around Australia, and overseas. With the former Vice Chancellor of JCU, Professor Ray Golding, as an integral part of the Festival’s inception in 1991, JCU is proud to be a sponsor of the AFCM and to be celebrating its 30th year of showcasing creativity and innovation in chamber music.

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Platinum Partners

Daktech
Daktech

DakTech is a locally owned Townville Software Development and ICT Support business.  Daniel Kendall started the business in 2015 and has been working to positively impact lives through the use of technology.  One-way DakTech creates positive impacts is through supporting and giving back to the local Townsville community.  The Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) is one of the organisations DakTech is proud to support.  We see the AFCM as an iconic Townsville cultural event that provides a wonderful experience for locals and interstate visitors to experience chamber music performances from talented Australian and international musicians. DakTech is proud to support over 150 businesses throughout Australia ranging from local family business, to universities, and national companies.  Our specialities include, creating unique software solutions for business, building and maintaining websites, and providing ongoing ICT support and managed ICT services.  Contact us today to find out how we can help you www.daktech.com.au 

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Icon Agency
Icon Agency

Icon's multidisciplinary team works at the intersection of web, creative, PR and communications. We are 60+ individuals from across Australia and the globe, driven by shared values of purpose and possibility. Founded in 2002, our model is adapted to the disruptive forces reshaping modern marketing and communications: the declining influence of paid media; direct-to-consumer brand marketing; the rise of ecommerce; and the experience economy.

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Metal Manufacturers
Metal Manufacturers

Haymans and MM Electrical are a part of the MMPL Group, the leading Electrical Wholesaler to the trade in Australia and our Customers rely on us for electrical, communications and data, solar, lighting and associated electrical component products to keep their homes and business energised and connected. Once again MMPL are proud to support the Australian Festival of Chamber music in Townsville and surrounds

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Philip Bacon Galleries
Philip Bacon Galleries

Philip Bacon Galleries is one of Australia’s leading art galleries. It plays a pivotal commercial and educational role in the thriving Brisbane art scene. The gallery is renowned for the depth of its stockroom and for exhibiting many of the country’s most celebrated, established and contemporary artists.

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SeaLink
SeaLink

Festival Sponsor SeaLink operate 18 daily services to Magnetic Island and will have you in paradise in only 20 minutes on one of their high speed catamarans. Magnetic Island's relaxed tropical lifestyle, quiet, secluded beaches, rugged nature, abundant wildlife and easy access to the Great Barrier Reef make it a wonderful place to relax and unwind. Whether it's a short public holiday break, weekend adventure or something longer, if you're looking for a variety of activities you'll be spoilt for choice.

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The Ville
The Ville

Discover Wonderful at tropical North Queensland’s premier destination for leisure, dining and entertainment. The Ville Resort-Casino is a multi-award winning resort featuring six unique bars and restaurants, international standard Casino and a stunning infinity-edge resort pool with swim-up bar.  Located on the Townsville Breakwater, The Ville boasts panoramic views overlooking Magnetic Island, the Coral Sea, Townsville City and iconic Castle Hill. The resort is within walking distance of the Magnetic Island ferry terminal, CBD, restaurants and cafés, shopping precincts, Reef HQ Aquarium, the Museum of Tropical Queensland, art galleries, and Townsville’s award-winning beachfront, The Strand.

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Theme & Variations
Theme & Variations

Established in 1985 Theme & Variations Piano Services is Sydney’s premier piano store. Specialising in new and used pianos for sale, plus piano related services including – piano tuning, repairs and restorations.

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Wines of Tasmania
Wines of Tasmania

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Gold Partners

XRX
XRX

XRX is proud to continue partnering with the AFCM in 2022. We are locally owned and operated with 40 years of experience helping businesses across our region.   XRX has a longstanding relationship with the AFCM as their print provider and we have recently become their telephony and NBN provider. Our expertise in business technologies enables us to tailor solutions across all aspects of Print, Voice, and IT.  We consistently health check your systems to mitigate equipment downtime and provide reliable communications for your business. Our dedicated support team is the largest in the region and consistently achieves national top 10 status for the speed at which our expert technicians resolve issues.    XRX removes the complexity of owning and managing business technology systems. Contact us for expert advice regarding production equipment (Printers, Scanners, Copiers, Wide Format, 3D), our telephony and communications (Cloud Solution, PBX, VOIP, NBN) or IT (ADITS).

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Townsville Bulletin
Townsville Bulletin

The Townsville Bulletin has been proud supporters of the AFCM since it's inception 30 years ago.

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Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund
Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government program designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. The fund is provided through Regional Arts Australia and is administered in Queensland by Flying Arts Alliance.

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Avis Australia
Avis Australia

Avis Car and Truck Rental is one of the leading rental car providers, serving business and leisure travellers at major airports and off-airport locations around the world. Avis Australia offers an exclusive car hire service with over 220 pickup locations located conveniently across Australia's most popular cities and towns. From Sydney to Perth, Melbourne to Adelaide, Hobart to Brisbane, Canberra to Darwin, Gold Coast to Cairns, Avis has a car rental location near you. You'll never be far away from an Avis car and truck rental location to hire a car, truck or van. Our large, modern fleet includes small compact cars for 2, family cars for 5 passengers, SUVs or people movers for a little more room, luxury vehicles for a stylish touch and even a range of commercial utes, 4WDs and trucks. We have a range of great offers so you get the best deal and you can add a GPS or other optional product to your rental for a smooth experience. Avis makes car rental easy - using our website or app, you can book a car in a matter of minutes! Sign up to Avis Preferred and even skip the counter at select locations. Renting a car offers you the ultimate freedom, allowing you to go where you want, when you want.

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Silver Partners

Aligned Corporate Residences
Aligned Corporate Residences

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Peppers Blue on Blue
Peppers Blue on Blue

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Wilmar Sugar
Wilmar Sugar

Wilmar sugar supports our regional Winterschool Program, including performances in the Burdekin and Ingham. Artists and Winterschool Alumni participate in musical workshops and concerts in the region prior to the Festival thanks to the generous support received from Wilmar Sugar.

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Wilson/Ryan/Grose
Wilson/Ryan/Grose

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Detours Coaches
Detours Coaches

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Bronze Partners

Crystal Clear PR
Crystal Clear PR

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OracleStudio
OracleStudio

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Travel Associates
Travel Associates

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Media Partners

Triple M
Triple M

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Sean Dowling Design
Sean Dowling Design

Dowling & Dowling Design is an agency that caters specifically to arts organisations. This agency puts arts and entertainment at the heart of their business drawing from the expertise of not just talented designers but performance makers and visual artists. We have been attached to almost all of the major arts organisations in Brisbane assisting with the marketing of their work. Clients range from the large-scale organisations such as Brisbane Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse, Museum of Brisbane and Queensland Symphony Orchestra to supporting the medium and an emerging theatre companies such as La Boite, Dead Puppet Society, The Good Room, Myths Made Here and The Danger Ensemble.  Dowling & Dowling Design knows the unique challenges and roadblocks that artists and arts orginisations face because we have faced them in our own arts practices. As members of the arts industry, we are uniquely positioned to service arts organisations because we share the same institutional knowledge and experience.

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Australia Digital Concert Hall
Australia Digital Concert Hall

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Industry Partners

Big Eye Theatre
Big Eye Theatre

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Dancenorth Australia
Dancenorth Australia

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Musica Viva Australia
Musica Viva Australia

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Queensland Symphony Orchestra

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Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts
Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts

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Urban Screens
Urban Screens

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