Visitor First Experience Fund QLD

This program provides funding to support the development of new and enhanced tourism products and experiences in Queensland.
The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Funding of between $250,000 to $1 million.

Who is this for?

QLD tourism businesses.


Funding is available for significant tourism experience development projects that are implementation ready and can commence within 3 months of funding approval.

Eligible grant expenditure includes:

  • costs relating to the creation of an experience, including infrastructure development
  • new equipment and/or technology to enhance the tourism experience
  • value-adding to existing experiences with additional activities
  • capital construction costs (including all site works required as part of the construction)
  • costs of construction-related labour (external contractors), materials, equipment hire
  • project management costs (external contractors) for time directly related to managing the construction of approved works but excluding executive duties and overhead charges
  • costs relating to the recording of progress, e.g., photography, time-lapse video.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible to apply for funding, an organisation must:

  • be an established tourism business operating in Queensland (e.g., for-profit entity)
  • have an Australian business number (ABN), an Australian company number (ACN) or exemption from these
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST).

Tourism product and/or experience projects must meet any specified criteria.

Apply now

Apply for the Visitor First Experience Fund QLD

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.

Learn how to apply

Contact information