Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

AUSactive – Let’s Move campaign

Join AUSactive and participate in the Let’s Move Campaign.  Let’s Move for a Better World is the biggest social campaign of the fitness and wellness industry to fight obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Taking part in this initiative, you can inspire your members, their friends and families. As a participating facility, you will also have the […]

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Health and Wellbeing Queensland Grants now open

Applications are now open for grants through Health and Wellbeing Queensland for community-based projects and research focused on nutrition, physical activity, sleep, health equity and wellbeing.  Queenslanders with exciting ideas to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people can apply for a share of funding to bring their projects to life. Applications […]

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Department of Justice and Attorney-General – Gambling Community Benefit Fund

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) is Queensland’s largest one-off community grants program and distributes approximately $60 million each year to not-for-profit community groups. The GCBF funding helps these groups to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities. Round 117 ($35,000 standard grant round) will open mid-April and close at midnight on 31 […]

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Department of Justice and Attorney-General – Investing in Queensland Women Grants

Are you interested in advancing the lives of women and girls and achieving gender equality?  Are you a community group or organisation that has an idea for an event, resource or project that would benefit women and girls across Queensland? The Investing in Queensland Women grant program supports community groups and organisations across Queensland’s urban, […]

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DESBT – Indigenous Workforce and Skills Development Grant program

The Indigenous Workforce and Skills Development Grant program aims to create training and employment opportunities for up to 800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  The program seeks to ensure First Nations Queenslanders are linked to qualifications which lead to good jobs in their communities and is a key action under the Paving the Way […]

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DESBT – Free workforce planning course for Queensland small businesses

The Queensland Government and University of the Sunshine Coast have teamed up to create a new workforce micro-credential.  The free course will help small and medium-sized business owners, and managers struggling to find staff, take on the task of workforce planning.  The Queensland Government has partnered with the University of the Sunshine Coast to develop […]

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DESBT – Industry Workforce Advisor

The State Government has committed to increasing the size, skills, and adaptability of the state’s workforce through the Workforce Strategy.  As part of the Strategy, DESBT has funded a number of Industry Workforce Advisors to assist small and medium businesses with workforce planning, enabling them to address workforce challenges, diversify their workforces, and support workforce […]

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DESBT – Let’s Protect Respect campaign

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has launched a new campaign – Let’s Protect Respect – to promote respect and support to keep more apprenticeships and traineeships safe, inclusive and on track.  The campaign is part of it’s wider Train and Retain strategy – and is the first in a planned campaign series […]

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Australian Government – Qualifications Reform – Survey extended to 31 March 2023

Qualifications Reform seek to build upon the strengths of the existing VET system to ensure that Australia has a VET system that is fit-for-purpose – efficient, effective and easy to navigate, with a focus on transferable and relevant skills that enables learners to get jobs, and also supports upskilling and reskilling throughout their career. The […]

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Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs) – HumanAbility

As part of the Australian Government’s reforms of the vocational, education and training (VET) system, Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs) are being established to provide industry with a stronger, more strategic voice in ensuring Australia’s VET sector delivers stronger outcomes for learners and employers.  As a national network of industry-owned and industry-led organisations, JSCs will […]

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Assistance and Support for Organisations and Clubs

We aim to make it easier to run local fitness, sport and recreation organisations and clubs. Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance provides free one-on-one advice on how to apply for and win grants, free access to club management templates and tools, fact sheets, videos, legal information, advice on staffing and volunteer matters and subsidised Strategic and Business Planning audits and workshops.

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