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Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund Round 4

Round 4 applications are now open for the Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund, a fund designed to help eligible Small-Medium Enterprise’s (SMEs) acquire certification enabling them to participate in both new and existing supply chain opportunities, fostering their growth… Read more »

Year of Accessible Tourism – Grants to local tourism operators

The Year of Accessible Tourism (YOAT) highlights the importance of accessible tourism for all, igniting change and creating opportunities for Queensland tourism. The Department of Tourism and Sport administered $12 million in funding programs, with 13 businesses and Organisations receiving… Read more »

Capricorn Coast operators receiving a funding boost

Congratulations to five (5) of our Capricorn Coast operators (total 82 applicants shared $1.15M across 13 tourism regions in Qld) which received funding via the Boosting Accessible Tourism Experience Grant program, thanks to the Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport (DTIS). Unfortunately, only… Read more »

Grow Cultural Tourism Fund

Arts Queensland’s new Grow Cultural Tourism Fund focusses on building and strengthening a pipeline of economy-boosting arts and cultural events and programming across Queensland ahead of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The fund closes on 29th February 2024. Applications for the Grow… Read more »

Year of Accessible Tourism – grants closing soon!

$5 million Accessible Tourism Elevate Fund offers two grant options so operators can apply for what they need, depending on where they are in their accessible tourism journey. Access Starter Grants  – close 6 December 2023. ·         For organisations at the beginning their… Read more »

New Grow Cultural Tourism Fund

The Queensland Government has announced a new fund to support the growth of impactful arts and cultural events in communities across the state. The Grow Cultural Tourism Fund will strengthen the state’s reputation as a global arts and cultural tourism destination… Read more »

New $10 Million Building Bush Tourism Fund

At the DestinationQ forum in Cairns, Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe announced the opening of the $10 million Building Bush Tourism fund. Building Bush Tourism supports tourism operators, not-for-profits and local councils outside South East Queensland to create new or enhanced… Read more »

Growing Future Tourism Fund doubles to $30 Million

New tourism attractions and experiences across the state will be fast-tracked thanks to an additional $15 million boost for the popular Growing Future Tourism Fund. Speaking at the tourism sector’s major industry event DestinationQ in Cairns, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk told… Read more »

Small business boost to encourage energy efficiency

The Queensland Government is expanding its appliance cashback scheme to small and medium sized businesses under a new program. The $16 million Queensland Business Energy Saving and Transformation (QBEST) program will target the state’s more than 450,000 small-to-medium businesses, helping… Read more »

$5 million to elevate accessible tourism

The Queensland Government has celebrated World Tourism Day and Queensland’s Year of Accessible Tourism with the launch of $5 million in inclusive tourism grants. Queensland’s $5 million Accessible Tourism Elevate Fund will support more tourism operators to create more world-class,… Read more »