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SEQ Liveability Fund

LocationRegion-wide
DescriptionSupporting Local Government projects that create liveable, creative, sustainable and healthy communities. Projects funded will be of a regional or sub-regional scale that leave a legacy in the community
SEQ City Deal Implementation Milestones
  • Q2 2023 - Guidelines finalised
  • Q3 2023 - Funding applications open
  • Q4 2023 - Projects selected and announced
  • Q4 2024 - Commencement of projects
  • Q2 2027 - Completion of all Liveability Fund projects
Responsibility

Led by the Queensland Government in partnership with the Australian Government and Local Government members of the Council of Mayors (SEQ).

Investment $285.8 million

Forms and resources

Key dates

  • Expression of interest applications open – 25 October 2023
  • Expression of interest applications close – 10 November 2023
  • Detailed applications open – 5 February 2024
  • Detailed applications close – 12 April 2024

How to apply

Submit your detailed application on SmartyGrants.
(Note: Only eligible local governments invited to submit detailed applications can apply)

Expression of interest (EOI) announcement

Eligible local governments were able to submit EOIs for the new funding to deliver projects that will help build healthier, liveable and more inclusive, connected communities. Successful nominations from the 11 SEQ local governments are listed in the table below and local governments will now be invited to submit a detailed application.

It should be noted that this list is subject to change as projects progress through the Detailed Application stage. Local governments will be given the opportunity to fully utilise their funding allocations under the SEQ Liveability Fund.

Council

Project Description

Brisbane City Council

Supporting the transformation of Victoria Park / Barrambin in accordance with Brisbane City Council’s Master Plan

Ipswich City Council

Upgrade of the Tivoli Sport Complex

Ipswich City Council

Upgrade the sports facility at Redbank Plains Recreation Reserve

Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Forest Hill Silo Project Viewing Precinct and Art Installation

Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Improved accessibility to the Lake Apex Parkland

Logan City Council

Beenleigh Aquatic Centre Upgrade

Logan City Council

Construction of Waterford West District Park

City of Moreton Bay

Improved pedestrian and cyclist access and safety in Centenary Lakes

City of Moreton Bay

Improved active transport connection on south Bribie Island

City of Moreton Bay

Playground construction at Centenary Lakes

City of Moreton Bay

Waterside activation at the Mill Lakes Precinct

City of Moreton Bay

New mixed-use community building at Suttons Beach Park

Noosa Shire Council

Extension to the existing sports facilities at the Cooroy Sports Complex

Noosa Shire Council

Installation of coastal pathway wayfinding signage between Peregian Beach and Noosa Junction.

Redland City Council

Lighting upgrades at multiple sporting venues in the Redland region

Redland City Council

Upgrade to elements of the William Taylor Memorial Sports Precinct

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Installation of new accessible change facilities at Boonah Sports Complex and Selwyn Park

Somerset Regional Council

Improved access to public open spaces through the relocation of a car park in Lowood

Somerset Regional Council

Streetscape improvements to the Eastern Gateway to Kilcoy

Sunshine Coast Council

Upgrade to the Mooloolaba Foreshore Central Parklands

Sunshine Coast Council

Construction of coastal pathways at Alexandra Headland and Kings Beach

Sunshine Coast Council

New cycling and walking infrastructure at Caloundra and Mooloolaba

Toowoomba Regional Council

Construction of a new sports facility and outdoor exercise area at Kearneys Spring Park

Contact information

For grant application support and general program information contact SEQLiveabilityFund@dsdilgp.qld.gov.au

For SmartyGrants system support contact gci@dsdilgp.qld.gov.au

Last updated: 23 Feb 2024