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Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

EMPLOYER REPS WANTED – HAVE A SAY IN SPORT AND REC AND AQUATIC AND COMMUNITY REC VET QUALS

The Sport and Recreation & Aquatic and Community Recreation VET qualifications are being updated. It is about half way through the consultation period and SkillsIQ would like to hear from more EMPLOYERS and EMPLOYER REPRESENTATIVES. If you work in the sport and recreation, aquatic or community recreation industry, provide swim lessons, or manage people in sport […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CONVENTION

The National Sports & Physical Activity Convention will be focussing its narrative on the planning and changes in the industry expected for the next decade, up to and after the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Convention is from 11-13 July 2022 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre – click here for more information and to […]

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Sport and Recreation Recovery Grant

If you are seeking further assistance, the Sport and Recreation Recovery Grant is now available via the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Funding of up to $20,000 for eligible not-for-profit sport and active recreation clubs and organisations may be provided to assist with the clean-up, repair or replacement of equipment or facilities directly damaged […]

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DEBST – BACK TO WORK PROGRAM – GROWING WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION FUND

The Back to Work program continues to support employers, employees and jobseekers through the recent launch of the Growing Workforce Participation Fund on 11 March 2022. The Back to Work program is asking industry groups to focus on the future of their industry, explore new ways attracting workers and provide jobseekers with new pathways and […]

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Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants of up to $50K: Small Businesses and Not For Profits

Grants of $50,000 are also open for eligible not-for-profit organisations and small businesses through the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) – note that some sport and recreation clubs may qualify for QRIDA funding. Small businesses in the eligible defined areas listed below who were directly impacted by the recent South East Queensland Rainfall […]

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QLD GOVERNMENT FLOOD ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE! SPORT AND RECREATION CLUBS

Emergency funding grants of $20,000 and $5,000 are available to Queensland not-for-profit sport and active recreation clubs to help them get back on their feet after recent flood events. Applications for grants of up to $20,000 are jointly funded through the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) which are now open. These Emergency DRFA grants […]

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NATIONAL VET REFORM CONSULTATIONS – VET FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS

The Australian Government are conducting consultations to gain industry and employer views on the delivery and value of VET for Secondary Students. Insights will inform the development of the National VET for Secondary Students Strategy. Please visit the Skills Reform Hub at VET for Secondary Students Reforms – Skills Reform to find out more. Online […]

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QUEENSLAND TRAINING AWARDS 2022

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Queensland Training Awards — celebrating excellence in training and the transformative power of skills! The state’s best in training will be discovered across 14 categories, including apprentices, trainees and VET students through to teachers, employers and training organisations. AQIA would love to see representation from the fitness, sport […]

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SKILLS IQ INDUSTRY SKILL NEEDS SURVEY

The last two years have been particularly challenging for Australia’s economy, with every industry and business experiencing some level of disruption due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. While businesses continue to navigate their operations in line with COVID-19 requirements, it’s evident that the skills needs of many industries have significantly evolved. Skills IQ want to […]

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QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT NATURAL DISASTER SURVEY

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) would like to connect with business owners impacted by recent rainfall and flooding to identify what help they need during this challenging time. It is important for the Department to support business owners to recover and get back on track quickly. DESBT are conducting a Natural […]

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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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