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Female Facilities Program - funding to develop female facilities

Round 1 opens for applications on 3 October 2017

The Female Facilities Program aims to assist sport and recreation organisations and local governments to develop functional and inclusive female change rooms and amenities that meet the current and future needs of sport and recreation participants.

Eligible organisations can apply for up to $500,000 (GST Exclusive).

Important dates

  • Applications will open on 3 October 2017
  • Applications will close on 1 December 2017
  • Successful projects can commence from April 2018

Who can apply?

Organisations eligible to apply are:

  • Queensland not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations and not-for-profit local community organisations (with a primary objective of sport or active recreation) incorporated under the:
    • Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld)
    • Corporations Act 2001 (Cwlth)
    • Cooperatives Act 2002 (Cwlth)
    • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cwlth)
  • local governments constituted under the:
    • Local Government Act 2009 (Qld)
    • City of Brisbane Act 2010 (Qld)
    • Commonwealth Aluminium Corporation Pty Ltd Agreement Act 1957 (Qld)
  • a sport or recreation club incorporated within a Queensland university.

    What projects are eligible?

    Projects must be a new or upgraded facility development that supports female participation in sport and active recreation to be eligible.

    Helpful resources

    There are a number of considerations to be made when planning your project. The following are some resources that can help assist in planning and developing female friendly facilities.

    More information


    For further information contact your Sport and Recreation regional office on 1300 656 191 or email

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