The 2016–17 Works for Queensland (W4Q) program is a $200 million Queensland Government funding program to support local governments outside of South East Queensland to undertake job-creating maintenance and minor infrastructure projects. This initiative is funded under the State Infrastructure Fund.
The department has a new streamlined process for administering three programs relating to natural disaster mitigation projects, community resilience, local government key infrastructure.
The scholarship program assists councils with gaining access to high quality capacity building programs and resources. Applications are now open for the 2016–17 LQAQ sponsorship program.
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 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.