Government Grants

COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program
$128 million COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program is a one-off payment for travel agents and tour arrangement service providers with an annual GST turnover of $50,000 to $20 million in the 2019 calendar year. Payments will be scaled, with a minimum payment of $1,500 for a business with a turnover of $50,000 up to a maximum payment of $100,000 for a business with a turnover of $20 million.
Closes 13 March 2021 or until funds have been allocated

Business Events Grant

$50 million Business Events Grant will assist sectors, regions and communities disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19 by providing grants between $10,000 and $250,000 to cover up to 50 per cent of costs incurred in participating at pre-approved business to business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.
Closes 30 March 2021

Building Better Regions

$200 million Building Better Regions Round 5 includes $100 million to support tourism-related infrastructure projects which are focussed on mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19 on a region's tourism industry and $100 million will support regional remote Australia more broadly, by funding general infrastructure projects and community investment projects.
Closes 5 March 2021

COVID-19 International Tourism Adaption Grant (QLD)
$5 million COVID-19 International Tourism Adaption Grant aims to support regional Queensland tourism businesses that have suffered losses of income because of the international travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19. The tourism business headquarters must be located in Queensland and primarily operate outside the Greater Brisbane Area of Brisbane City Council, Redlands City Council, Logan City Council, Ipswich City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council boundaries. Grants from a minimum of $2,000 to a maximum of $10,000 (excluding GST).
Closes when funds have been allocated


Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant (Regional Stream) (QLD)

$100 million Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant aims to support small businesses in regional Queensland to adapt and sustain their operations and build resilience. To be a 'regional business', your principal place of business must be in a local government area within Queensland that is not identified as a South East Queensland location. The available grant amount is a minimum of $2,000 up to a maximum of $10,000 per eligible small or micro business.
Open to small businesses in Regional Queensland until funds have been allocated