By MRA Consulting Group
The Queensland government has just opened the one-off $5m 2018/19 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program.
The grant program is being administered by the department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs on behalf of the Department of Environment and Science and aims to assist Queensland councils in setting up the infrastructure required for successful implementation of the waste disposal levy in 2019.
Local governments can apply for funding under the 2018/19 Local Government Levy Ready Grant Program for infrastructure such as fencing, security cameras, traffic control, weighbridges, gatehouses, IT upgrades and signage.
Applications close 12 October 2018.
Further eligibility criteria and other grant funding details are summarised in the table below:
|Applicant type||Project requirements||Funding per applicant||Closing date|
|Local governments in the levy zone, and in the non-levy zone that expect to receive levyable waste.||Project proposals are for Local government waste disposal facilities that have an environmental authority to dispose of 2,000 tonnes or more of waste, and are planned to be operational for the next 5 years at minimum.
Projects are to introduce infrastructure that will:
Projects must be completed by 28 June 2019.
|Up to 70% of eligible items.
What will be funded?
What will not be funded?
|October 12, 2018 at 5pm
MRA has submitted more than 140 WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $40m in funding for our clients. MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success.
We can assist by:
- Preparing grant proposals on your behalf;
- Reviewing grant proposals;
- Source equipment providers;
- Provide costings on infrastructure;
- Prepare the business case; and
- All of the necessary financial feasibility analysis requirements.
If your organisation is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on (02) 8541 6169.