25 February Growing Indigenous Tourism in Queensland Fund February 25, 2020 By Jenny Le General Growing Indigenous Tourism in Queensland Fund 0 The Honourable Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail, has officially opened the Growing Indigenous Tourism in Queensland Fund. The Fund aims to support the development of new and enhanced high quality Indigenous tourism products and experiences that will encourage high value travellers to visit Queensland. The Fund includes two streams for which Aboriginal Corporations, Traditional Owner groups, Prescribed Body Corporates, Indigenous tourism businesses, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Councils can apply: Category 1 (Develop) to progress the development of a concept for an Indigenous tourism product or experience through a feasibility study, business case or similar assessment process. Funding of up to $25 000 is available for eligible applicants. Category 2 (Deliver) to enhance Indigenous tourism by enhancing or delivering a product or experience or improving/developing built infrastructure and facilities. Minimum funding of $250 000 and maximum funding of $1 million is available for eligible applicants with at least a 30 per cent matched funding requirement (see guidelines for further information on the matched funding requirement). Eligible applicants need to complete and submit their Expression of Interest Form for either Category 1 (Develop) and Category 2 (Deliver) via SmartyGrants on the Department of Innovation and Tourism Industry Development’s website at https://www.ditid.qld.gov.au/ or email their Expression of Interest Form to firstname.lastname@example.org Expressions of Interest close 5.00 p.m. AEST on Tuesday 21 April 2020. For further assistance, please contact the department on telephone (07) 3333 5378 or email email@example.com Related Articles Daydream island reopening a milestone for Queensland Tourism (QLD) Assistant State Development Minister and Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert has officially opened the $140 million Daydream Island resort in the Whitsundays. Our plan to back Australia's tourism industry and create more jobs Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, Simon Birmingham, says a re-elected Morrison Government will continue to grow Australia's $136 billion tourism industry as part of our plan to keep the economy strong and generate another 1.25 million jobs across Australia $35 Million cut to state tourism promotion highly disappointing and a false economy Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) has described a $35 million cut to funding for tourism promotion announced in today's State budget as highly disappointing and puts the State at risk of losing momentum, in an increasingly competitive domestic market for the tourism dollar Positioning Australia’s Tourism Industry for the Future Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham urged stakeholders, from local and state governments to peak industry bodies and individual tourism operators to have their say on the future direction of the industry. Investing in regional tourism Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Tourism, Hospitality and Events, says tourism fuels our state's economy and contributes more than $3 billion to gross state product, while supporting around 38,000 jobs - 15.6% of total employment across the state. Victoria Tourism Industry Council congratulates Scott Morrison The Victoria Tourism Industry Council congratulates the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and the Liberal National Coalition team, on their success in the 2019 federal election. VTIC looks forward to working with the re-elected Coalition government as it develops policies to grow the Victorian tourism, hospitality and events industry over the next four years. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.