AQIA
Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

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2024 QUEENSLAND TRAINING AWARDS– NOMINATIONS OPEN!

The Queensland Training Awards showcase the best of the best in vocational education and training (VET) in Queensland.  The annual awards recognise individuals and organisations that strive for and have achieved success, best practice and innovation in VET.  The training awards offer tremendous recognition for your business, your staff and validate the importance of your […]

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CONSULTATIONS CURRENTLY OPEN

> FEDERAL GOVT – National Skills Passport – closes 18 February 2024 – https://www.education.gov.au/national-skills-passport-consultation > QLD GOVT – Putting Qld Kids First – closes 21 February 2024 – https://www.qld.gov.au/about/putting-qld-kids-first > QLD GOVT – Mental Health Community Support Services – Psychosocial Supports Consultation – closes 29 February 2024 – https://www.getinvolved.qld.gov.au/gi/consultation/12251/view.html […]

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WORKFORCE AND TRAINING GRANTS—DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT, SMALL BUSINESS & TRAINING

> Indigenous Workforce and Skills Development Grant – CLOSES 22ND FEB: https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/community-orgs/iwsdg > School to Work Transitions – CLOSES 1ST MARCH:  https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/employers/s2wt > Skilling Queenslanders for Work – CLOSES 21ST MARCH :https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/community-orgs/funded/sqw […]

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SPORT & REC GRANTS— DEPT OF TOURISM & SPORT

> Active Industry Project Fund – CLOSES 1ST MARCH https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/active-industry-project-fund > Active Women and Girls Program – CLOSES  6TH MARCH https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/active-women-girls-program > Fair Play https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/fairplay?SQ_VARIATION_102920=0 > Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Grants – https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/disaster-recovery […]

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DISASTER ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR SEQ SMALL BUSINESS & NFPS

Support from the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) has been expanded to offer Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery grants of up to $50,000 to directly impacted small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in the Logan, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast local government areas.  These grants can be used to hire or purchase equipment and materials, clean […]

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ELEVATE 2042

The Brisbane 2032 Legacy Strategy, Elevate 2042, is the product of the collective effort of all of the Games Delivery Partners and is a unifying statement of their joint commitment to ensuring the catalytic effect of the Games drives lasting benefits beyond the Games themselves.  Elevate 2042 is a guiding light that will keep collective […]

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Skills Priority List Stakeholder Survey NOW OPEN

Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) is currently developing its Skills Priority List for 2024, which will assist policy makers to understand the skills needs of the Australian economy and will inform JSA analysis and advice on potential policy responses to shortages in the Australian labour market. JSA is seeking input from stakeholders with on-the-ground knowledge […]

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AQIA WORKFORCE SURVEY – NOW OPEN

AQIA is developing a ten-year Active Industry Workforce Plan 2024-2034. The Plan will provide a snapshot and analysis of the current workforce and skills available, and the future workforce needed for the active industry for the next 10 years, including the years leading up to the 2032 Olympics/Paralympics. Having a workforce ready to meet increased […]

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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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