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The aim of the 2016–18 Indigenous Local Government Sustainability Program (ILGSP) is to provide funding to assist Indigenous councils increase their capacity, capability and sustainability.

Recipient councils under the 2016–18 ILGSP are:

  • Aurukun Shire Council
  • Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Mornington Shire Council
  • Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council
  • Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Torres Strait Island Regional Council
  • Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council

Program details

The budget for the ILGSP is $8,152,588 divided equally between 16 eligible Councils. Each Council received an allocation of $509,536 to be expended before 30 June 2018 on projects and initiatives which build council capacity and capability and contribute to long term sustainability.

Forms and resources

Contact information

  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Northern region: 07 4758 3420
  • Southern region: 07 3452 6762
  • Brisbane office: 07 3452 6727