Queensland Destination Events Program

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

Open date: 10 Mar 2021.
Close date: 09 Jun 2021.

What do you get?

Between $10,000 and $100,000.

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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