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Year of Outback Tourism Events Program QLD

Year of Outback Tourism Events Program provides event and festival promoters and local businesses with matched funding to host events which contribute to attracting tourism to outback Queensland and create jobs.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Matched funding between $1000 to $100,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland event holders.


This program provides funding to new events or to extend existing events that will further:

  • attract visitors and drive economic growth in outback Queensland
  • boost the flow and dispersal of tourist visitors throughout outback Queensland
  • encourage community participation and engagement
  • promote social, cultural or economic benefit to the community
  • enhance the profile of the host destination

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN) or Australian company number (ACN)

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Year of Outback Tourism Events Program.