Pacific Unity Festival, Queensland

Heralded as Brisbane’s premier South Pacific festival, the Pacific Unity Festival, Queensland is an annual event held in Logan Gardens Civic Court, Logan Central in South East Queensland. The festival aims to raise awareness of the Pacific communities by sharing the diversity of the people, businesses and cultural practices of South Pacific communities through traditional and contemporary performances, food, music, market stalls, arts, community service stalls and sports. 

The images were captured by Reuben Stafford from the 2013 Festival held on 31 August.

The oral histories were recorded by Jennifer Barrkman with Lee Hemi and Ariana Roberts.

Oral histories