The Works for Queensland (W4Q) program is a $400 million Queensland Government funding program to support local governments outside of South East Queensland to undertake job-creating maintenance and minor infrastructure projects. In 2016–17, $200 million was allocated to 65 councils. For 2017–19 there is $200 million funding available for allocation.
The 2017–19 Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP) aims to support local governments to meet the needs of their community by providing funding for the delivery of priority capital infrastructure projects.
The department has a new streamlined process for administering three programs relating to natural disaster mitigation projects, community resilience, local government key infrastructure.
RACQ Get Ready Queensland is an initiative to build the state's resilience to deal with natural disasters. It aims to make Queensland Australia's most disaster resilient state.
The Indigenous Councils Critical Infrastructure Program (ICCIP) is a $120 million funding program that will deliver critical water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure to Queensland’s Indigenous councils.
The aim of the 2016–18 ILGSP is to provide funding to assist Indigenous councils increase their capacity, capability and sustainability.
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.
The SGFA is provided to Indigenous councils as a contribution towards the cost of delivering local government services.
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.
Funding to assist recognised show societies in Queensland to conduct annual shows.