Below are the latest funding news articles and media announcements as advised by the Australian Government through their Media Releases australia.gov.au as well as other Australian Government funding sources.
In addition to these, they have an archive upon their site: Funding for business, local government and the community
Business Development Fund
The Business Development Fund is the Queensland Government’s $40 million early stage and follow-on venture capital investment fund. The intention of the Fund is to attract co-investment from private investors to support emerging and high growth innovative businesses and generate high-value jobs in Queensland.
Up to $2,500,000
Jobs and Regional Growth Fund
The fund will help facilitate private sector projects which create employment and economic growth opportunities in regional areas outside South East Queensland facing significant economic and employment challenges.
Back to Work South East Queensland
Back to Work – South East Queensland Employment Package is a one-year $27.5 million initiative designed to give businesses the confidence to employ long-term unemployed and unemployed young jobseekers in South East Queensland.
Up to $20,000
Queensland Arts Showcase Program
The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland.
Up to $100,000
Arts Business Innovation Fund
The Arts Business Innovation Fund seeks to strengthen the financial and organisational capacity of not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations, by responding to innovative business ideas that will achieve an organisation’s mission into the future.
Up to $100,000
Advancing Small Business Queensland
The Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20 is positioning Queensland as the place for small businesses to start, grow and employ.
The strategy focuses on stronger advocacy for small business, simplified and coordinated service delivery and connecting small business to opportunity. It puts in place programs that help small business grow, innovate and take advantage of digital platforms.
Up to $10,000
Sports and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program
The Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program supports not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations with funding to re-establish their facilities and activities after extreme natural events, including flooding and associated damage.
Up to $20,000
Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program
This program provides new small businesses access to professional advice and support in the critical early stages of establishing a business. Matched funding of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses to engage a consultant, advisor, or business coach to help establish or develop the business.
Up to $5,000
Innovate Queensland supports small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to grow through a range of workshops, webinars and collaboration activities. The activities helps innovators, entrepreneurs and organisations across Queensland.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) is Queensland’s largest one-off community grants program, distributing about $53 million per year. The caretaker of the fund is the Community Benefit Fund Unit of the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation.
Up to $35,000
Round 96 opens mid-January 2018
Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance
The department provides a Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance package for eligible registered operators.
Queensland Destination Events Program
The Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP), formerly the Regional Development Program (RDP), seeks to leverage the crucial link between events and the destinations in which they are staged, extending the flow of the economic, marketing and social benefits of events throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland.