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Feed The Beast Talk featuring Ky Furneaux

Presented by FUEL

Ky Furneaux takes the FUEL stage for an intimate interview about surviving the Hollywood stunt world and the wild.

Ky Furneaux’s career reads like an actual Hollywood script: from stunt work on films such as The Avengers, Thor, and X-Men 3, and winning a stunt-industry-equivalent Oscar for Best Female Stunt Performer in the world; to her adventures as a real-life Survival Expert (AKA the ‘female Bear Grylls’).

But it was almost never meant to be. At 19, a car accident left her with limited mobility and doctors feared she would never be able to live the active lifestyle she loved. It was only with enormous levels of determination, persistence and tenacity that she fought forward and beyond.

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FUEL

FUEL provides access for ambitious young women in high-school (Years 7-12) to unique developmental experiences led by Extraordinary Women of Australia across a variety of industries and backgrounds. These experiences include intimate interviews through the Feed The Beast Talk series at Brisbane Powerhouse, interactive Strike Workshops, one-on-one Mentoring Sessions and Tap.In Camps.

What is a Feed the Beast Talk?

Our Feed The Beast Talks are relaxed, personal and insightful, providing the speaker with a rare opportunity to tell it like it really is. Numbers are strictly limited to ensure the connection between the speaker and audience is honest, rich and experiential, with a live Q&A concluding each event. Laugh at their misadventures, ponder their life lessons and come away from these talks with your flame burning brighter.

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About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 60 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.