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RADF Funding

Regional arts investment through RADF helps maintain support for locally-driven content and activities, which in turn generates business opportunities, enhances cultural tourism, and helps to stimulate economic growth as local creatives are employed.

Please visit local council websites for more information about RADF programs. 

A full list of funding follows:

Regional Arts Development Fund 2020–21 council recipients* – total $2.08 million:

  • Balonne Shire – $20,000
  • Banana Shire – $18,000
  • Barcaldine Regional – $25,000
  • Barcoo Shire – $15,000
  • Blackall-Tambo Regional – $49,500
  • Bulloo Shire – $22,500
  • Bundaberg Regional – $44,500
  • Burdekin Shire – $29,500
  • Burke Shire – $10,000
  • Cairns Regional – $99,500
  • Carpentaria Shire – $24,500
  • Cassowary Coast Regional – $39,500
  • Central Highlands Regional – $39,500
  • Charters Towers Regional – $34,500
  • Cloncurry Shire – $22,500
  • Cook Shire – $25,000
  • Croydon Shire – $13,500
  • Diamantina Shire – $20,000
  • Douglas Shire – $29,500
  • Etheridge Shire – $25,000
  • Flinders Shire – $30,500
  • Fraser Coast Regional – $49,500
  • Gladstone Regional – $54,500
  • Gold Coast City Council – $109,500
  • Goondiwindi Regional – $19,500
  • Gympie Regional – $44,500
  • Hinchinbrook Shire – $29,500
  • Ipswich City – $52,500
  • Isaac Regional – $49,500
  • Livingstone Shire – $34,500
  • Lockyer Valley Regional – $20,000
  • Logan City – $32,500
  • Longreach Regional – $27,500
  • Mackay Regional – $99,500
  • Maranoa Regional – $29,500
  • Mareeba Shire – $32,500
  • Moreton Bay Regional – $60,700
  • Mount Isa City – $29,500
  • Murweh Shire – $25,000
  • Noosa Shire – $45,500
  • North Burnett Regional – $25,000
  • Paroo Shire – $39,500
  • Quilpie Shire – $25,000
  • Redland City – $44,500
  • Richmond Shire – $18,000
  • Rockhampton Regional – $49,500
  • Scenic Rim Regional – $39,500
  • Somerset Regional – $25,000
  • South Burnett Regional – $15,800
  • Southern Downs Regional – $39,500
  • Sunshine Coast – $109,500
  • Tablelands Regional – $29,500
  • Toowoomba Regional – $20,000
  • Townsville City – $49,500
  • Western Downs – $20,000
  • Whitsunday Regional – $24,500
  • Winton Shire – $22,500

* McKinlay and Boulia shire councils elected to use their 2019-2020 RADF surpluses to implement their 2020-2021 program.