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Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

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Five-year National Skills Agreement

Last week National Cabinet agreed to a five year National Skills Agreement (NSA), which will take effect from January next year. The NSA will embed national cooperation and strategic investment in our vocational education and training sector.  It represents a national investment of $12.6 billion to expand and transform access to the VET sector, support […]

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MEMBER PROTECTION INFORMATION OFFICER (MPIO) AND COMPLAINT HANDLING IN SPORT VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS

The Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport (DTIS) is pleased to be offering a series of Virtual Workshops to assist organisations understand their roles and responsibilities regarding member protection and the complaints handling process. All sessions will be hosted by Morgan Lander, a specialist in risk management whose work focuses on pro-active education and training […]

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CLUBMAP WEBINARS —SPECIAL WEBINAR EVENT

Our partner CLUBMAP is hosting a special free webinar for all Peak National & State Sporting Bodies, all Leagues and Associations, and all Regional and Local Councils. It is an opportunity to learn about the key observations and trends CLUBMAP has identified during work with more than 100 peak bodies over the past three years. […]

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FAIRPLAY ROUND 9 IS OPEN NOW

You can now register and sign up to become a FairPlay activity provider.   Only registered activity providers can accept FairPlay vouchers, so it’s vital as many clubs and organisations as possible get on board.  Round 9 of FairPlay is already open, so sign up now to get involved in this wonderful initiative and help […]

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SWIMSTART IS NOW TAKING EOIS

Eligible parents, carers and guardians can apply for a SwimStart voucher valued up to $150 for their child aged zero to four, which can be put towards in-person weekly or intensive learn to swim programs with registered SwimStart activity providers. Applications will open later this year, but all interested families, activity providers and referral agents […]

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MINOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND INCLUSIVE FACILITIES FUND IS OPENING

Round two of the popular Minor Infrastructure Program is being bought forward to September.  The funding will support projects that enhance community participation by enabling accessible, inclusive, safe and quality activity. The Minor Infrastructure ($15 million) and Inclusive Facilities Fund ($30 million) will be delivered to support new, upgraded and end of life projects that […]

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WOMEN LEADERS IN SPORT (WLIS) GRANT FUNDING NOW AVAILABLE

The Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) grant funding opportunities are now available through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).  The ASC established the WLIS program to: –          Provide leadership development opportunities for women on and off the field. –          Help sporting organisations create inclusive cultures and achieve gender […]

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SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS AVAILABLE

Business Boost grants of up to $20,000 to help Queensland businesses are up for grabs.  The Business Boost grants program provides support to businesses to improve their efficiency and productivity through organisational development. The grants can be used for activities that will create growth, such as strategic business planning, design and implementation of sophisticated cloud […]

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A DAY IN YOUR LIFE — INTERVIEW SUBJECTS REQUIRED!

Can you help?  Our online Career Hub project is progressing well.  We are ready to interview people to highlight jobs in the industry.  If you, or you know someone who would like to share your career story and experience, then please get in touch.  We would also like to film parts of your job throughout […]

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CLUBMAP WEBINAR SERIES

Don’t forget the CLUBMAP FREE webinars are a great way to learn more about ways to assist your clubs.  Here are the remaining dates and topics for the current series. Monday 7th August 7pm – LEADERSHIP & CULTURE: DRIVING SUCCESSFUL CLUBS Monday 14th August 7pm – ONLINE PRESENCE & TECHNOLOGY Monday 21st August 7pm – […]

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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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