Queensland Destination Events Program

The Queensland Destination Events Program provides event organisers with funding to help with the costs of staging events in Queensland.
This grant is currently closed to applications

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.

Check if you can apply

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.

To be eligible for significant event funding, the event must be (at a minimum) in its third year.

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Apply for the Queensland Destination Events Program

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.

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