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Create Queensland

Create Queensland provides YouTubers and other digital content creators with resources and support to grow, and funding to develop their online audience.

What do you get?

Up to $150,000.

Who is this for?

QLD YouTube and digital content creators.


Create Queensland is a partnership between the Queensland Government and YouTube. It aims to inspire Queensland's creative entrepreneurs by helping them to:

  • connect with and learn from each other
  • become better connected with top creators from around the world

Funding, production resources and expert support is available through the following components:

CQ Series

Offers awards to new and existing YouTube creators to:

  • develop and improve the quality of their digital content
  • expand their global presence
  • get access to support from Griffith University and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • visit the YouTube Space in Los Angeles

Queensland Originals with YouTube

Helps Queensland-based production companies and creative teams to come together with top YouTube creators to combine the star power of the YouTube creators with the production and creative drive of the screen industry.

Creator days

Creator days will run three times a year and are hosted by Griffith University and QUT. The events help participants work together through interactive sessions and panel discussions. The events bring together:

  • YouTube experts
  • entrepreneurs
  • producers
  • content creators
  • universities
  • industry partners

YouTube Top Creator visits

Top global YouTube creators will visit Queensland to work with and advise local digital and YouTube groups on:

  • making content
  • growing their digital footprints
  • creating successful business models
  • growing additional business projects

What are the eligibility criteria?

The program is aimed at:

  • YouTubers
  • digital producers
  • content creators
  • industry experts

The eligibility criteria differ depending on the funding stream applied for.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Create Queensland.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Create Queensland.