Cast of SLOW BOAT in Creative Development November 2016: (l-r) Harry Tseng, Julian Wong, Nicholas Ng, Luke Ha, Joel Chia. Photo by Georgina Greenhill. Slow Boat_ Synopsis 2017 SLOW BOAT is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body. Creative Sparks is a joint initiative of Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.