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Resources

Event coordinators and committees in the Capricorn Region can download the latest in resources from Capricorn Enterprise.  Find out about funding, workshops, policy and other useful sources of information to make your event the best it can possibly be.

Funding

Queensland Government Arts QueenslandArts Queensland

Arts Queensland is dedicated to supporting and growing Queensland's vibrant and innovative arts by promoting a diverse, dynamic, creative culture; strengthening partnerships and collaboration; and capitalising on Queensland's unique strengths and characteristics.

Amount Available: Various
Closing Date: Various

Contact Details:
GPO Box 1436 Brisbane QLD 4001
Phone: (07) 3224 4896 / 1800 175 531 (outside Brisbane metro)
Email:reception@arts.qld.gov.au
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Australian Government Festivals AustraliaFestivals Australia

The Festivals Australia program provides funding support for arts projects at Australian regional, remote and community festivals. It is designed to assist the festival to present new or special arts activities that have not been presented before.

Amount Available: No limit
Closing Date: 21 March 2014

Contact Details:
Tara Kita
Program Officer, Market Development
Australia Council
Phone: 02 9215 9176
Email: t.kita@australiacouncil.gov.au
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Frenchville Sports ClubFrenchville Sports Club Community Sports Grant 2014

Available to Sporting Groups, Community Groups and Educational Bodies. Applications are welcome from within the Rockhampton Regional Council Area.

Amount Available: $1,000 - $5,000
Closing Date: Contact the club for details

Contact Details:
The General Manager
Community Sports Grant
Frenchville Sports Club
PO Box 5049, Red Hill, North Rockhampton QLD 4702
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Livingstone Shire Council Community Grants

Available to Community Groups to fund any projects, events or equipment that they have not been able to fund. Applications are welcome from within the Livingstone Shire Council Area.

Amount Available: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: 3 March 2014

Contact Details:
Melissa Minter
Coordinator Community Partnerships Unit
Phone: 4913 3858
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Queensland GovernmentQueensland Government Department of Sport and Recreation

This $18 million initiative supports sport and recreation at the grassroots level. It consists of three funding programs – Get Started, Get Going and Get Playing.

Amount Available: Get Started - $150; Get Going - $10,000; Get Playing - $100,000
Closing Date: Various

Contact Details:
Phone: 1300 656 191 Email: getstarted@nprsr.qld.gov.au
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Queensland GovernmentQueensland Government Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund

The Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund receives money from taxes on casinos. It distributes these funds to not-for-profit community groups on a quarterly basis. The JCCBF is just one way the Government returns taxes from gambling activities. In redistributing gambling taxes through its grants program, the JCCBF plays an important role in ensuring, on balance, the whole State benefits from gambling in Queensland.

Amount Available: Up to $150,000
Closing Date: 28 February, 31 May, 31 August, 30 November

Contact Details:
Locked Bag 180
City East QLD 4002 Phone: (07) 3247 4284
Freecall: 1800 633 619 (outside Brisbane)
Email: cbf@treasury.qld.gov.au
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Rockhampton Regional CouncilRegional Arts Development Fund

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a joint Queensland Government and Rockhampton Regional Council partnership to support local arts and culture. Applications are welcome from within the Rockhampton Regional Council Area

Amount Available: Various
Closing Date: 10 February 2014, 5 May 2014

Contact Details:
RADF Support Officer
Rockhampton Regional Council
PO Box 1860
Rockhampton Qld 4700
For more information please phone Deb Purser on 4936 8529 or email dl-RADF@rrc.qld.gov.au.
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Events Queensland and Queensland GovernmentTourism and Events Queensland Regional Development Program

Tourism and Events Queensland Regional Development Program is an investment program designed to extend the flow of economic and social benefits of events to regional Queensland.

Amount Available: $5,000+
Closing Date:
ROUND 26 - Closing Date:: 14 February 2014
For events held from 1 October 2014 – 31 March 2016
Expected announcement of successful applications by the Premier in May 2014
ROUND 25 - Closing Date:: 8 August 2014
For events held from 1 April 2015 – 30 September 2016
Expected announcement of successful applications by the Premier in November 2014

Contact Details:
PO Box 7990
Waterfront Place
Brisbane QLD 4001
Phone: 1300 881 255
Email: regionalevents@eventsqld.com.au
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Capricorn Enterprise Resources

Events and Conference Toolkits

Anyone planning a conference, meeting, exhibition or business event knows the major challenges facing the proper planning of the event. Finding the right location, catering, audiovisual equipment and information technology, accommodation, transport – organizing an event requires a great deal of thought and careful planning.

These toolkits will provide you with a list of conference and events providers who can help you with all your catering, infrastructure, transport and other requirements.

Contact Details:
Capricorn Events
PO Box 1313
Rockhampton QLD 4700
Phone: 07 4927 2055
Email: events@capricornenterprise.com.au
Events Toolkit

Capricorn Events Calendar

All events in the Capricorn Region are eligible for free listing on the Capricorn Events calendar, the key central calendar of events for the Capricorn Region.

Eligible events will also receive free listing in the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW), a database which feeds your event information into a broadening network of up to 50 top travel websites.

Contact Details:
Capricorn Events
PO Box 1313
Rockhampton QLD 4700
Phone: 07 4927 2055
Email: events@capricornenterprise.com.au
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Information for Sporting Groups

If you and your team are travelling to the Capricorn region for a sporting event, or hosting an event that people with travel to, make sure you take advantage of our FREE information and accommodation booking services.

Resources are available to download and send to teams and event organisers and if you want any more details, just contact our Events Team to have a chat!

Contact Details:
Capricorn Events
PO Box 1313
Rockhampton QLD 4700
Phone: 07 4927 2055
Email: events@capricornenterprise.com.au
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Government Resources

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT Office of Fair Trading

Incorporating An Association
Incorporation is a method of registration that gives an association legal advantages, in return for accepting certain legal responsibilities.

Contact Details:
Ground Floor, 209 Bolsover Street
Rockhampton QLD 4700
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
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QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT Office of Liquor and Gambling

A Planning Guide for Event Managers - Alcohol, Safety and Event Management
This useful guide is a good tool for event planning, especially a licensed event.

Contact Details:
Liquor Licensing Division
(07) 3224 7024
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QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE Party Safe

Everyone enjoys going to or hosting a party. There are many things to consider when planning a party, and good planning can reduce the risk of potential problems on the night.

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Other Resources

Coming soon.