The Works for Queensland (W4Q) program is now a $600 million funding program supporting local governments outside of South East Queensland to undertake job-creating maintenance and minor infrastructure projects. $200 million was allocated to 65 councils for 2016–17, with a further $200 million for 2017–19. An additional $200 million is approved for allocation to 65 councils until 2020–21.
The 2018–19 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program (LGLRGP) provides $5 million in funding to assist local councils with their waste disposal facility infrastructure upgrades prior to the introduction of the waste disposal levy in 2019.
The 2017–19 Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP) aims to support local governments to meet the needs of their community by supporting the delivery of priority capital infrastructure projects.
The Indigenous Councils Critical Infrastructure Program (ICCIP) is a $120 million funding program that will deliver critical water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure to Queensland’s Indigenous councils.
The aim of the 2016–18 ILGSP is to provide funding to assist Indigenous councils increase their capacity, capability and sustainability.
The IEDG is a Queensland Government strategy to help alleviate the impact of Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) reforms and to assist Indigenous councils fill the potential service delivery gap arising from the withdrawal of CDEP.
The SGFA is provided to Indigenous councils as a contribution towards the cost of delivering local government services.
The RRP is part of the State Government's agreed harm reduction strategy, for those Indigenous councils which divested or surrendered profitable general liquor licences.
Funding to assist recognised show societies in Queensland to conduct annual shows.
Natural Disaster Resilience Program (NDRP)
The aim of the NDRP is to reduce Queensland communities' vulnerability to natural hazards and build community resilience
NDRP is now managed by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority. NOTE: All approved NDRP projects for 2016-17 and prior years will be managed by the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs until completion.
Australian Government's Financial Assistance Grant
Get Ready Queensland seeks to build the state's resilience to deal with natural disasters. Resilience is more than being prepared; it's changing our thinking to accept that extreme weather is a part of our lives.
Get Ready Queensland is now managed by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority.
Find out more about Get Ready Queensland.