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Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

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2022 QUEENSLAND SPORT AWARDS NOMINATIONS – NOW OPEN

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Queensland Sport Awards. All nominations are due by Tuesday, 4 October 2022.  The following award categories are available for nominations: Service to Sport Sport Administrator of the Year Sport Event of the Year Sport Officiator of the Year Sport Coach of the Year Junior Sport Team of the […]

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QLD GOVERNMENT – NEW WORKFORCE STRATEGY 2022-2032

This week the Queensland Government released the Queensland Workforce Strategy 2022-2032, a 10 year plan for a strong, skilled and diverse workforce ready to seize todays jobs and adapt to future opportunities.  The Strategy will be underpinned by three Action Plans that will be developed and released over the next ten years to 2032, and […]

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GAMBLING COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND – NEW ROUND OPENING SOON

Round 115 will open mid-September and close at midnight on 31 October 2022. 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. To find […]

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RACQ FOUNDATION COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM

If you are a Queensland sporting club/organisation, community group, charity or an organisation with a charitable purpose and have been impacted by the 2022 South East Queensland severe weather events, natural disaster or drought, you can apply now for a Community Grant with RACQ Foundation.   The grants are now OPEN until Friday, 7 October 2022 […]

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QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT – SMALL BUSINESS SHORT COURSES

Did you know that the Queensland Government offers FREE, short micro-credential courses to business owners and their staff across Queensland, via a partnership between Back to Work and TAFE Queensland. Six courses are available:  Effective workplace leadership Workplace resilience and wellbeing Recruiting for small business Communicating effectively with people with disability Cultural inclusiveness: Aboriginal and […]

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QUEENSLAND SMALL BUSINESS HARDSHIP APPEAL

The Queensland Small Business Commissioner has partnered with GIVIT to launch the Queensland Small Business Hardship Appeal.  This appeal aims to support small businesses experiencing hardship due to things outside of their control such as the recent natural disasters and the pandemic which have caused so much disruption among businesses in Queensland. Requests for assistance […]

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AUSactive – HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE LATEST FITNESS TRENDS FOR THE YEAR AHEAD

What will be hot in 2023? Now’s the chance to have your say with the AUSactive’s 4th Health and Fitness Industry Trends Survey.  The Health and Fitness Industry Trends Report aims to help the range of health and fitness business in the industry stay at the forefront of what’s trending and what new options can […]

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QSPORT RESEARCH PROJECT

QSport has engaged AQIA to undertake the Research Project ‘What is required to make sport contemporary and sustainable?’.  Thank you to all those State Sporting Organisations (SSO) who completed the initial Survey as part of the first stage of the project.  The information from this survey was able to produce an organisation health report for […]

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SKILLS IQ – INDUSTRY SUMMARY CONSULTATION

SkillsIQ has recently released the Sport and Recreation Industry Summary consultation.  The information contained in each Industry Summary will be provided to the relevant (National) Industry Cluster once they are established. The consultation period for the Industry Summaries will close 5.00pm Friday, 29 July 2022. Please click here to access the draft documents and to […]

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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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