Councils welcome streamlined grants

A shake-up of the council grants system by the Queensland Government will streamline funding in line with key state priorities. 

New grants for rural community buildings

Local governments in Queensland are invited to apply for their share of the State Government’s $2 million rural capacity building fund. Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries and Rural and Regional Queensland Tim Mulherin announced on Tuesday that round one of the $2 million Building Rural Communities Fund was now open. The fund will provide […]

Grants for National Youth Week

Western Australian councils are invited to apply for state government grants to organise activities for the 2011 National Youth Week. WA Youth Minister Donna Faragher announced on Friday that grants of up to $1000 were available to community organisations and local government authorities to plan events around the annual National Youth Week. Held from April […]

Councils to receive record funding

By Staff Writer Local government bodies across Australia will receive record funding through the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grants program. Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Anthony Albanese, said councils and shires in New South Wales will receive record funding of more than $605 million in Financial Assistance Grants in 2009-10, […]

Grants open to volunteer organisations

By Staff Writer Grants to support vital community organisations that depend on volunteers have been made available by the Federal Government. Applications are now open for non-government organisations to apply for Australian Government grants of up to $5,000 to purchase equipment and cover the cost of petrol. $21 million will be distributed across Australia in […]


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