Queensland Destination Events Program

The Queensland Destination Events Program provides event organisers with funding to help with the costs of staging events in Queensland.

Close date: 06 Oct 2021.

What do you get?

Between $10,000 and $100,000, for either Tier 1 or Tier 2.

Who is this for?

Event organisers staging events entirely in Queensland.


Queensland Destination Events Program provides funding to event organisers staging events held entirely in Queensland.

The event should:

  • generate local economic activity and development in the host destination
  • attract visitors to the region
  • drive social and community outcomes for the region
  • enhance the profile of the region.

There are 2 tiers of funding available:

  • destination events funding - amounts between $10,000 and $25,000
  • significant events funding - amounts between $25,000 and $100,000.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be either a corporation registered with ASIC, or an Incorporated Association
  • be conducting an event that takes place entirely within Queensland.

The event (at a minimum) must be in its second year in the host destination.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Queensland Destination Events Program.

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