Acknowledgement requirements

If you receive sport and recreation funding, you will need to appropriately acknowledge the Queensland Government in any promotion of your project.

Using the Queensland Government logo

Place the Queensland Government logo in a prominent position on your project's promotional material including (but not limited to):

  • newsletters
  • websites
  • brochures
  • posters and flyers
  • advertisements
  • event invitations.

Please contact your local Sport and Recreation office with details of your intended use for the Queensland Government logo.

Using an acknowledgement statement

The following statement should be used to acknowledge the funding you have received from the Queensland Government:

‘The Queensland Government provided (insert approved funding amount) to (insert organisation name) to (insert project, program, service, name) to enable Queenslanders to participate in sport and recreation activities.’

For 2020 Election Commitments that Sport and Recreation are assisting to deliver:

‘(Insert organisation name) would like to acknowledge the funding allocation of (insert approved funding amount) by the Queensland Government for (insert project name) as a 2020 Election Commitment that the Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport are assisting to deliver.'

For extraordinary disaster recovery funding that has been jointly funded by the Queensland and Australian Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements:

‘(Insert organisation name) would like to acknowledge the funding allocation being jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements that the Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport are assisting to deliver,’

Include this statement in any materials promoting the project including things like:

  • newsletters
  • websites
  • media releases
  • speeches
  • magazine articles
  • annual reports.

For ActiveKIT

For funding recipients under ActiveKIT, use the Queensland Government logo and the Health and Wellbeing Queensland identifier (where relevant) as outlined above to meet the requirements in the program Funding Agreement.

Please refer to information supplied in the funded stakeholder resource kit or contact the Sport and Recreation Partnerships for information.


All events connected to projects need to include an invitation  (DOCX, 22 KB) and speaking opportunity for the Minister—emailed to at least 8 weeks prior to the proposed event dates. At a minimum, you are required to hold an official opening where you will need to have:

  1. completed your facility upgrades/development
  2. have a plaque created for the opening ceremony (if relevant to the project).
  3. erected an acknowledgment sign

Contact your allocated sport and recreation contact to help plan your event.

As a quick guide, the approximate timeline and process is:



Invite the Minister (DOCX, 22 KB)—once event date is confirmed, start preparing your plaque

8 weeks prior to event

Create an invitation, develop a guest list and run sheet, secure your venue (most likely at the project site).

6 weeks prior to event

You will be sent a function profile which you will need to complete and return to your sport and recreation adviser—providing more detailed information on the project and event.

5 weeks prior to event (approx)

Send invitations.

3 weeks prior to event

Organise catering (provide healthy food options) and develop MC notes.

2 weeks prior to event

Collate RSVPs and forward the final RSVP list and run sheet to your sport and recreation adviser, to provide to the Minister.

1 week prior to event