Below are the latest funding news articles and media announcements as advised by the Australian Government through their Media Releases 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

  • Building Better Regions Fund

    The $481.6 million Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.

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    Closing 19th December 2017

  • 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.​

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  • 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

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  • 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
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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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
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  • Innovate Queensland

    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.

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  • 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

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    Round 96 opens mid-January 2018