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Get Planning Spaces - funding to plan places to play

The Get Planning Spaces program (formerly the Sport and Recreation Planning Program) is now part of the Get in the Game initiative. The program provides funding to Queensland based state level sport and active recreation organisations, local governments and other relevant peak organisations to develop quality, evidence-based sport and recreation infrastructure planning documents.

Departmental funding contributions are up to a maximum of $100,000 depending on the organisation type and geographic location of the project. Organisations may also be required to contribute towards the total project cost.

Important dates

  • Applications will open 12 February 2018.
  • Applications will close 18 April 2018.
  • Announcement of successful projects in June 2018.
  • Successful projects can commence in July 2018.

Further details about the program will be provided when the program opens.

Who can apply?

Organisations* eligible to apply are:

  • 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)
  • State level not-for-profit sport or recreation organisations or not-for-profit 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 1997 (Qld)
    • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cwlth).

*Other organisations may be deemed eligible by the department. Organisations must contact the department to seek advice on eligibility and departmental approval.

Organisations must also be compliant with all requirements for any projects currently funded by the department.

Eligible projects:

The following projects will be considered as eligible**

Plan

Description

State Wide Facility Planning

Planning from a State Sport and Recreation Industry Organisation that seeks to identify and prioritise facility needs of a regional, State, National or International standard across Queensland

Regional Recreation Planning

Planning that serves a regional purpose with strategies and priorities identified for the development of active recreation opportunities (e.g. walking /riding) trails across local government borders

Regional Sports Facility Planning

Planning that serves a regional purpose with strategies and priorities identified for development of sporting activities across local government borders

Local Recreation Planning

Planning that identifies strategies and priorities for the development of active recreation opportunities across a local government area

Local Sports Facility Planning

Planning that identifies strategies and priorities for development of activities across a local government area

Sport and Recreation Precinct Master Plan

Planning to develop a comprehensive master plan that will provide direction for the long term development of a specific site

**Other plans may be eligible at the discretion of the department

More information

Get Planning Spaces fact sheet (PDF, 474KB).

Contact

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

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)
Last updated
13 September 2017
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