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STILL TIME TO APPLY - FNQ & NQ Monsoon Trough Funding Round 2 Grants

Friday 13 March 2020

Grants of up to $150,000 each are now available to help FNQ & NQ communities recover from the 2019 Monsoon Trough, thanks to an $11 million Round Two recovery package being jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments.

Queensland-based community groups, local councils, non-government organisations, peak & industry groups, and research bodies delivering in or to the monsoon-impacted local government areas of:



  • Aurukun
  • Barcoo
  • Boulia
  • Burdekin
  • Burke
  • Cairns
  • Carpentaria
  • Cassowary Coast
  • Charters Towers
  • Cloncurry
  • Cook
  • Croydon
  • Diamantina
  • Douglas
  • Etheridge
  • Flinders
  • Hinchinbrook
  • Hope Vale
  • Kowanyama
  • Lockhart River
  • Longreach
  • Mackay
  • Mapoon
  • Mareeba
  • McKinlay      
  • Mornington
  • Mount Isa
  • Napranum
  • Northern Peninsula
  • Palm Island
  • Pormpuraaw
  • Richmond
  • Torres Shire
  • Torres Strait Island
  • Townsville
  • Whitsunday
  • Winton
  • Wujal Wujal
  • Yarrabah





are encouraged to apply for either or both small grants (between $2,500 and $50,000) or large grants (between $50,001 and $150,000) to support events, activities and programs that drive community recovery activities, increase awareness and build local resilience.

Recipients of Far North and North Queensland Monsoon Trough - Round One grants and new applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Funding Information Paper is attached to this email to assist you to determine if groups are eligible, and how to submit an application.

Applications close 2pm, Monday 6 April 2020.

More information on the grants is available here.

For information or queries not contained in the Funding Information Paper, please contact

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


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