Year of Outback Tourism Events Program Funding - Queensland


As part of the Year of Outback Tourism, the Queensland Government has launched the $3 million Year of Outback Tourism Events Program, to help grow tourism and enhance the profile of Outback Queensland.

In 2019 and 2020, grants will be available for new events or to extend existing events, which contribute to enhancing the profile of Outback Queensland and attract new or increase the number of visitors.

Funding from $1000 to $100,000 (exclusive of GST) is available per event. Program funding may provide up to 50% of overall event costs. Events must be delivered on or before 31 December 2020.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

The following organisations are eligible to apply:

  • local councils operating in Outback Queensland

  • Regional Tourism Organisations

  • event managers and/or event promoters

  • incorporated associations or bodies

  • corporations including those operating on a not-for-profit basis

  • community and festival organisations

Additional information

Subscribe to the Small Business Connect newsletter to be notified about small business grant programs.

View the 2019-20 Small business grants schedule to help plan your applications for grant rounds.

Administering agency

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Contact us phone: 07 3003 9200
Website: Year of Outback Tourism Events (Opens in new window)