FEBRUARY 2011: AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR TOURISM PROJECT GRANTS (TQUAL)
The total amount under the Grants project is $40 million over four years. Applications for funding under the TQUAL Grants - Tourism Quality Projects are for Australian Government support of up to $100,000 for smaller-scale projects to stimulate private sector investment in the community.
“With Government funding matched dollar for dollar with private sector investment, the TQUAL Grants program will inject over $80 million into the tourism sector over the next four years,” Tourism Minister Martin Ferguson said.
Applications will close on 15 April 2011 with announcements of successful projects by mid 2011.