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Current rounds

Round 3

Round 3 for all regional councils eligible under the Regional Capital Fund, Royalties for Resource Producing Communities Fund, and Remote and Indigenous Communities Fund is currently underway with 127 shortlisted projects (PDF icon 101 KB). Councils with shortlisted projects are invited to submit detailed applications between Monday 13 March and Friday 7 April 2017.

This round will include support to local councils from the Local Government Association of Queensland and regional offices to develop their submissions.

Councils must submit detailed applications for Round 3 via the online portal. For more information on how to use the portal, review:

The Round 3 program guidelines (PDF icon 224 KB) contain further details about the application process. Applicants should also review:

Councils are required to provide a number of other mandatory documents when submitting a detailed application. If these are not included the application will be considered ineligible and will not be assessed. Templates for these documents are below:

View the presentation about what to include in your detailed application.

Process for detailed applications

Key dates for Round 3

Expressions of interest open Monday 30 January 2017
Expressions of interest close Friday 24 February 2017
Councils advised of shortlisted projects March 2017
Detailed applications open Monday 13 March 2017
Detailed applications close Friday 7 April 2017
Successful projects announced Mid 2017

Round 2 supplementary round

The supplementary round for councils eligible under the Remote and Indigenous Communities Fund (RICF) is currently underway with 22 shortlisted projects (PDF icon 72 KB). Detailed applications have closed and are now being assessed. Successful projects will be announced by mid-year 2017.

Process for detailed applications

Key dates for supplementary round for RICF

EOI stage opens Monday 17 October 2016
EOI stage closes Friday 18 November 2016
Councils advised of shortlisted projects January 2017
Detailed application stage opens Monday 23 January 2017
Detailed application stage closes Friday 3 March 2017
Successful projects announced Mid 2017

Please note: this is an expected timeline for each stage. The department will advise if any of these proposed timeframes change.

If you have any questions, please contact the program team on 07 3452 7377 or 13 QGOV (13 74 68).