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MIPP 2 Formal approval for applications extended

Tuesday, 27 March 2018


Maturing the Infrastructure Pipeline Program (MIPP) is a $20 million competitive grant program open to all local governments. Local Governments are invited to submit their applications for MIPP 2 via the online submission forms

Following a number of queries regarding extensions of time due to submissions closing during the Easter school holiday period the Department has confirmed that final submissions:

  • must be received by the closing date - midday Monday, 9 April 2018
  • but can be subject to formal approval from an authorised officer, consistent with council delegations, and must be submitted by midday Monday 16 April 2018
  • if your council has concerns with this or you wish to seek an extension submit your request via email to

The Program

The MIPP supports the development of a robust project pipeline by enabling projects to be matured from conceptually good ideas into solid proposals. A $10 million top-up was provided through the 2017–18 State Budget taking total government funding to $30 million.

The MIPP currently encompasses two phases: 

  1. MIPP 1 covered two activities that began in 2016, and
  2. second phase activities which are collectively known as MIPP 2.


  • strategic planning for infrastructure – funding studies and investigations that will assist local governments to form a strategic view of their key infrastructure priorities and needs; and
  • business cases and/or detailed designs for the development of local government infrastructure proposals to provide better clarity on investment decisions.


Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006


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