What assistance is available?
Applications for the North Queensland Telecommunications and Energy Improvement Grants (North & Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January – 14 February 2019) are now open.
Co-contribution grants of between $10,000 and $1 million are available on a competitive basis for projects that trial and adapt new technologies or upgrade existing technologies and improve access to reliable and cost-effective telecommunications connectivity or energy supply.
The North Queensland Telecommunications and Energy Improvement Grants are funded by the Australian Government and administered by QRIDA.
Projects must be located in one or more of the following areas:
- Burdekin Shire Council
- Burke Shire Council
- Carpentaria Shire Council
- Charters Towers Regional Council
- Cloncurry Shire Council
- Douglas Shire Council
- Etheridge Shire Council
- Flinders Shire Council
- Hinchinbrook Shire Council
- McKinlay Shire Council
- Richmond Shire Council
- Townsville City Council
- Whitsunday Regional Council
- Winton Shire Council
Applications open 8th February 2021.
Applications close 12 weeks after opening.