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Previous funding programs administered by the department - now closed for applications.

Guidelines and forms

Note: Some of the publications listed below were produced prior to the current government.

Works for Queensland (W4Q)

Grants and Subsidies Programs

2018–19 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program (LGLRGP)

The 2018–19 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program (LGLRGP) provides $5 million in funding to assist local councils with their waste disposal facility infrastructure upgrades prior to the introduction of the waste disposal levy in 2019.

Indigenous Economic Development Grant (IEDG)

Revenue Replacement Program (RRP)

Show Societies Grants Program (SSGP)

State Government Financial Aid (SGFA)

2016–2018 Indigenous Local Government Sustainability Program (ILGSP)

The aim of the 2016–18 ILGSP is to provide funding to assist Indigenous councils increase their capacity, capability and sustainability.

2019–2020 Indigenous Economic Development Grant (IEDG)

The IEDG is a Queensland Government strategy to help alleviate the impact of Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) reforms and to assist Indigenous councils fill the potential service delivery gap arising from the withdrawal of CDEP.

2019–2020 State Government Financial Aid (SGFA)

The SGFA is provided to Indigenous councils as a contribution towards the cost of delivering local government services.

2019–2020 Revenue Replacement Program (RRP)

The RRP is part of the State Government's agreed harm reduction strategy, for those Indigenous councils which divested or surrendered profitable general liquor licences.


Contact us for program information prior to 2014–15.