Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)

Round 121 (the 30th Anniversary super round) will open mid-March and close 30 April 2024. 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. […]

Queensland Volunteering Awards 2024

The Queensland Volunteering Awards 2024 nominations are now open until March 31st.  As an industry that values and recognises the hard work, dedication and commitment of our volunteers, AQIA would love to see the active industry represented and recognised at the awards. Now is the time to shine a spotlight on the volunteer sector across […]

VET Workforce Blueprint

The Australian Government, in collaboration with states and territories, is developing a VET Workforce Blueprint to support, grow and sustain the VET workforce. The Blueprint will identify strategies and actions for workforce issues such as attraction, retention, development, and career progression.   Over the past few months, dandolopartners has been working with the Department of Employment […]

Join the Queensland Small Business Advisory Council (QSBAC)

Opportunity to shape the state’s small business sector!  QSBAC are seeking applications from small business owners to join the Queensland Small Business Advisory Council, to provide advice to the government to address workforce issues and opportunities. Since 1999, QSBAC has been representing the interests of small business owners and providing valuable advice to the government […]

Queensland Workforce Insights Survey

The Queensland Government is committed to supporting employers, industries, and communities to meet workforce needs through initiatives, programs and support addressing current and emerging workforce priorities. To help inform future workforce assistance and strategies, the Queensland Government is currently undertaking the Queensland Workforce Insights Survey. The short survey is open to all Queensland employers and […]

DESBT Funding programs

There are a number of Queensland Govt Department of Employment Small Business and Training programs currently open. Click on the links for program guidelines and how to apply. Skilling Queenslanders for Work – closes 21/3 – Workforce Connect Fund – closes 26/3 – Microcredential program – closes 11/4 – for non-accredited training – […]

VET Funding Approvals

AQIA is very pleased to have funding approved from the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training for a number of VET qualifications in the industries we service under the Industry Skills Advisor program: To access this training and check eligibility please visit the Queensland Skills Gateway to find a Registered Training Organisation who […]