Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

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Department of Justice and Attorney-General – Investing in Queensland Women Grants

Are you interested in advancing the lives of women and girls and achieving gender equality?  Are you a community group or organisation that has an idea for an event, resource or project that would benefit women and girls across Queensland? The Investing in Queensland Women grant program supports community groups and organisations across Queensland’s urban, […]

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DESBT – Indigenous Workforce and Skills Development Grant program

The Indigenous Workforce and Skills Development Grant program aims to create training and employment opportunities for up to 800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  The program seeks to ensure First Nations Queenslanders are linked to qualifications which lead to good jobs in their communities and is a key action under the Paving the Way […]

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DESBT – Free workforce planning course for Queensland small businesses

The Queensland Government and University of the Sunshine Coast have teamed up to create a new workforce micro-credential.  The free course will help small and medium-sized business owners, and managers struggling to find staff, take on the task of workforce planning.  The Queensland Government has partnered with the University of the Sunshine Coast to develop […]

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DESBT – Industry Workforce Advisor

The State Government has committed to increasing the size, skills, and adaptability of the state’s workforce through the Workforce Strategy.  As part of the Strategy, DESBT has funded a number of Industry Workforce Advisors to assist small and medium businesses with workforce planning, enabling them to address workforce challenges, diversify their workforces, and support workforce […]

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DESBT – Let’s Protect Respect campaign

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has launched a new campaign – Let’s Protect Respect – to promote respect and support to keep more apprenticeships and traineeships safe, inclusive and on track.  The campaign is part of it’s wider Train and Retain strategy – and is the first in a planned campaign series […]

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Australian Government – Qualifications Reform – Survey extended to 31 March 2023

Qualifications Reform seek to build upon the strengths of the existing VET system to ensure that Australia has a VET system that is fit-for-purpose – efficient, effective and easy to navigate, with a focus on transferable and relevant skills that enables learners to get jobs, and also supports upskilling and reskilling throughout their career. The […]

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Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs) – HumanAbility

As part of the Australian Government’s reforms of the vocational, education and training (VET) system, Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs) are being established to provide industry with a stronger, more strategic voice in ensuring Australia’s VET sector delivers stronger outcomes for learners and employers.  As a national network of industry-owned and industry-led organisations, JSCs will […]

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Get your club in shape in 2023! AQIA is continuing our partnership with CLUBMAP in 2023 to enable Queensland sport and recreation clubs access to CLUBMAP’s range of products and services at discounted rates. For more information visit In the meantime, CLUBMAP is kicking off its FREE WEBINARS on a range of topics to […]

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The Minor Infrastructure Program provides funding for infrastructure projects that enhance community participation opportunities through the provision of spaces that are: Projects must deliver new, upgraded or replacement infrastructure, and align with the program objective.  Round 1 of the Minor Infrastructure Program opens on 31 January 2023 and closes on 2 March 2023. For more […]

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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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