The 2015–16 Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program will focus on supporting councils to deliver shovel ready projects that generate local employment and build economic infrastructure.
In 2016-17, the range of accredited programs for which sponsorships will be made available has been expanded. Applications are invited for Departmental sponsorships for the following Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) accredited programs.
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 Queensland Government through the 2015–16 Community Resilience Fund (CRF) aims to support local governments to deliver critical infrastructure that will develop and improve resilience in the built environment.
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.