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Denis Waitley

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Program is a Queensland Government (through Arts Queensland) and local government partnership to support arts and cultural activities across the State.

Each year, the Goondiwindi Regional Council lodges a bid to Arts Queensland for an allocation of RADF grants.  The bid is prepared by the RADF Liaison Officer and RADF Committee.  It reflects the arts and cultural priorities of the Goondiwindi Regional Council and Arts Queensland in the proposed activities and initiatives, which have been informed by community consultation.

The allocation of funds received from Arts Queensland is combined with Council's own contribution and surplus funds rolled over from previous years.  This gives Council its annual RADF budget which is then made available to the community through published funding rounds.

More information can also be found on the Arts Queensland website at:

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

ImageFunding Applications

Applications are open for organisations and individuals interested in seeking funding to complete arts and / or cultural activities.  This funding is made available under the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) in partnership with the Goondiwindi Regional Council.

ImageTo be eligible for funding, applicants must be residents of the Goondiwindi Regional Council area, Australian citizens or permanent residents and be the holder of an ABN.  Applications must comply with one or more of the following categories: 

  1. Developing regional skills
  2. Building Community Cultural Capacity
  3. Cultural Tourism
  4. Arts based health & wellbeing projects

Council has a new online grants platform for lodgement of applications.

To lodge an RADF application access the portal here

Online Grants Portal Help

Funding Guidelines