Apply for a Community Heritage Grant

Applications are now open for the 2019 Community Heritage Grants (CHG) round. The CHG program provides grants of up to $15,000 to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups. The grants are provided to assist with the preservation of locally owned, but nationally significant collections of materials … Read more

Become a digital springboard delivery partner

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The Digital Springboard program is seeking partners for its initiative aimed at assisting people in learning digital skills. Libraries can apply for free on the website to become a partner. Digital Springboard is a program by Infoxchange and Google to help people learn the digital skills they need to thrive in work and life. It comes with a suite … Read more

State Library research fellowships $60,000

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What’s your Queensland story? Applications are now open for five research fellowships totalling $60,000 as part of the Queensland Memory Awards. Use State Library of Queensland’s vast resources to uncover and share your stories. Researchers from all backgrounds and disciplines are encouraged to apply.       The Queensland Memory Awards include: John Oxley Library … Read more

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages: Ideas for Public Libraries

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Public libraries and communities can work together to develop and implement plans and activities to support the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019). Connect with Elders, community members and organisations to find out more about the traditional and contemporary languages in the community.   The following questions may serve as a guide/starting point: What … Read more

Get your NAIDOC Week Activity started with a Grant

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet invites schools, community groups, organisations and other eligible applicants to apply for grant funding to contribute to your 2019 NAIDOC event. The 2019 NAIDOC Grant Funding round is now open to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous legal entities with the costs of local and regional NAIDOC activities across Australia. The NAIDOC … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant round now open

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Grant funding of $400,000 is available to Councils to deliver strategic initiatives through public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) across Queensland that reflect one or more of the objectives outlined in Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries: Realising our potential Recognising the diversity of Queensland public libraries as they progress in … Read more

What does Queensland’s creative future look like to you?

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Does your library have a creative community? The Queensland Government is developing a ten year Roadmap for the arts cultural and creative sectors, encouraging all Queenslanders to have their say. The arts, cultural and creative sector has great potential to connect communities, drive cultural tourism, create employment opportunities and affect positive change in all areas … Read more

Funding opportunities for Language Projects

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The Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts has announced a funding opportunity that may be to your community for language work or projects, especially in light of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019. Indigenous Languages and Arts Program The Department of Communications and the Arts is pleased to announce that the 2019-20 … Read more