BUSHFIRE UPDATES: Refer to the QFES Facebook or Twitter for up to date alerts and information. Outages and other emergency information (such as evacuation centres) will also be published on our disaster dashboard when required.
WATER CONSERVATION: Due to damaged infrastructure from the bushfires, we're asking all residents to conserve water for domestic use only. Read more here.
DONATIONS: Donations towards townships affected by the fires can be made via Givit.
Council has again allocated budget to underwrite the Community Economic Development Grant program for 2018/19. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to local community organisations who deliver programs and projects that benefit local businesses and the broader community. The program has been developed to help achieve the community’s vision for a 'dynamic and diverse economy creating industry development and employment opportunities'.
To find out more about this grant program, read our Community economic development grant program article.
Open and closing dates for the grants
The opportunity to apply for this grant will be available twice annually:
Early in the year
Opening date: 1 February
Closing date: 1 March
Opening date: 1 July
Closing date: 1 August